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The Trump administration headed back to court Monday to defend President Trump's travel ban.

Three judges on the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in Seattle heard the government's claim that a Hawaii district judge was fundamentally wrong in blocking the travel order nationwide.

Trump's order seeks to temporarily ban nationals from six majority-Muslim countries from entering the U.S., as well as refugees.

Acting Solicitor General Jeffrey Wall argued that both the Constitution and an act of Congress give the president broad authority to prevent aliens abroad from entering the country when he deems it appropriate for the safety of the nation.


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