US President Donald Trump says the Justice Department will succeed in appealing a judge’s order lifting a travel ban he imposed on citizens of seven predominantly Muslim countries.
On Friday, US District Court Judge James Robart (seen below) of Seattle, Washington, ruled in favor of a lawsuit seeking to overturn Trump’s executive order which banned citizens of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen from entering the US.
However, the Justice Department moved to appeal Robart’s decision on Saturday, sending a notice to the US District Court asking it to set aside the order. The appeal was filed with the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.
“We’ll win. For the safety of the country, we’ll win,” Trump told reporters at his private Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida.
Earlier on Saturday, Trump said that “the opinion of this so-called judge, which essentially takes law-enforcement away from our country, is ridiculous and will be…