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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Statement from Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Today's Supreme Court Decision in Favor of the Trump Administration in Trump v. Hawaii

Today Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued the following statement on the Supreme Court's decision in Trump v. Hawaii:

“Today is a great victory for the safety and security of all Americans. The Constitution and Acts of Congress confer on the President broad discretion to protect the interests of the United States. Today’s decision is critical to ensuring the continued authority of President Trump – and all future presidents – to protect the American people. We will continue to take and defend all lawful steps necessary to protect this great nation.”

Press Release Number: 
18 - 850
Updated June 26, 2018