The normally restrained Chief Justice John Roberts took issue on Wednesday with President Donald Trump’s characterization of a federal judge who ruled against his administration as an “Obama judge.” “We do not have Obama judges or Trump judges, Bush judges or Clinton judges,” Roberts said in a statement.
The appeals court has been a target of Trump’s since that ruling and the president has suggested breaking up the 9th Circuit, which is the largest appeals court in the U.S.
Update: President Trump responds via Twitter:
“Sorry Chief Justice John Roberts, but you do indeed have ‘Obama judges,’ and they have a much different point of view than the people who are charged with the safety of our country,” Trump said over Twitter.
He added: “We need protection and security ― these rulings are making our country unsafe! Very dangerous and unwise!”
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