Challenging a federal court's ruling, White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller told ABC News "the judiciary is not supreme" and the president's powers on immigration "represent the apex of executive authority."
Asked by ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos about the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals' upholding a lower court's temporary restraining order on President Trump's executive action that temporarily bars entry into the U.S. of people from seven predominantly Muslim countries, Miller said, "We have equal branches of government in this country."
"The judiciary is not supreme," he said on "This Week" on Sunday. "A district judge in Seattle cannot force the president of the United States to change the laws and our Constitution because of their own personal views."
Sunday, February 12, 2017
Dictatorship is Almost Here
Less than a month into the Trump presidency and we're already at this point. This argument is the only one that really matters. If Trump wins this one, we are in a dictatorship: