The Justice Department announced Thursday it will ask the Supreme Court to review a court order blocking President Trump's revised travel ban.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in a statement that the administration "strongly disagrees" with a federal court's decision to keep the order in place, calling the travel ban "a constitutional exercise of the President's duty to protect our communities from terrorism."

Sessions said the department "will seek review of this case in the United States Supreme Court."

The move is an attempt by the Trump administration to reinstate the policy as quickly as possible.

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