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After a Hawaii judge blocked the president’s revised travel ban, the internet is having a field day.
A local hearing is scheduled to begin six hours after one in Maryland and 90 minutes before another in Seattle.
It’s not uncommon for the top state lawyers to push back against whichever opposing political party holds the White House.
The state claims that the newly revised executive order is “infected with the same legal problems” as the original.
The new executive order is set to take effect March 16. Meanwhile, critics, including Hawaii officials, are considering more legal action.
The president said he would rescind his earlier travel ban — now stalled in court — and instead issue another one.
Meanwhile, a judge in Honolulu allows Hawaii to add another plaintiff in its suit against the Trump administration.