Sessions' Hawaii remarks stir ire

AG’s island judge comments on travel-ban case rile lawmakers

Posted: April 21, 2017 at 2:50 a.m.
Updated: April 21, 2017 at 2:50 a.m.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions prepares to speak before a meeting of the Attorney General's Organized Crime Council and Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces (OCDETF) Executive Committee to discuss implementation of the President's Executive Order 13773, at the Department of Justice, Tuesday, April 18, 2017, in Washington.

Hawaii's Democratic lawmakers Thursday criticized U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions after he expressed amazement on a radio show that a "judge sitting on an island in the Pacific" could stop the president's travel ban.

Senate Judiciary Committee member Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii questions Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wedn...

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