Hirono also slammed Sessions in a statement: "The suggestion that being from Hawaii somehow disqualifies Judge Watson from performing his Constitutional duty is risky, ignorant, and prejudiced".
VELSHI: Attorney General, what do you have to say about that?
Jeff Sessions has no regrets. Hawaii became a state in 1959.
She pointed out that Sessions actually voted in favor of Watson becoming a federal judge back when Watson was being confirmed by the U.S. Senate.
U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson last month blocked President Donald Trump's executive order prohibiting new visas for people from six Muslim-majority countries and temporarily halting the U.S. refugee program. What he meant, I think, was that since most travel is to the mainland US and since the ban is related to Trump's overarching policy of more secure borders, it's unfair that a judge who sits outside the mainland and doesn't normally deal with traditional border issues would set policy for the country, even temporarily. "Our Constitution created a separation of powers in the United States for a reason", he said.
"We can not fault the president for being politically incorrect, but we do fault him for being constitutionally incorrect", Mr Chin said. He accused Sessions of not being respectful to all federal courts that are constitutionally co-equal partners with the president and Congress. "It is disappointing [Attorney General] Sessions does not acknowledge that".
"Well I think that was a perfectly correct statement", Sessions told MSNBC's Ali Velshi.
One writer hoped Sessions would take a "three-hour" tour, when he could presumably get lost on "Gilligan's Island".
Lawyer Of Doctor Dragged From Flight Speaks Out
Dao lost teeth, suffered a broken nose and received a concussion in the incident, which also was captured on video . A male passenger later confronts the attendant, telling him: "You do that to me and I'll knock you flat". "Hit me.
Flash flood watch extended for southern counties
The Meteorological Service of Jamaica has issued a Flash Flood Watch for low-lying and flood-prone areas of St. Horry and Georgetown counties are under a flash flood watch from midnight until 8 a.m.
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