I think to say we’re in control [at the White House] would be a substantial understatement.
We have equal branches of government in this country. The judiciary is not supreme.
There’s no such thing as judicial supremacy. What the judges did, both at the ninth and at the district level was to take power for themselves that belonged squarely in the hands of the President of the United States.
This is an ideological disagreement between those who believe we should have borders and should have controls and those who believe there should be no borders and no controls.
This is a judicial usurpation of power.
Miller presents the judiciary’s decision to block the ban – which was deemed to be illegal – as a defiance of the president’s authority.
Journalist David Ignatius sounded warning bells over Miller’s comments.
What Stephen Miller said should worry everyone because it’s a challenge to the way our government works.
Robert Barnes, of the Washington Post, wrote that while the Supreme Court tends to defer to the president when it comes to decisions based on national security, they can still lawfully challenge him.
In 1952, Congress said the president has the authority to “suspend the entry of all aliens” whenever he deems them to be detrimental to the US.
A later amendment confirms that this only applies in so far as “no person shall receive any preference or priority or be discriminated against in the issuance of an immigrant visa because of race, nationality, place of birth, or place of residence.”