Trump slams federal court ruling on funding for 'sanctuary cities'
02:16, Apr 27, 2017
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President Trump on Wednesday denounced as "ridiculous" a court ruling blocking his effort to withhold federal funds from cities and towns that refuse to cooperate with immigration authorities.
"First the Ninth Circuit rules against the ban & now it hits again on sanctuary cities - both ridiculous rulings", he tweeted.
The judge further ruled that Trump's order threatened a wide swath of funding - not the relatively small amount the Justice Department claimed - and that the government can not cut off funding if there is no clear connection between the money and the policy at issue. "That was apparently a reference to the 9th circuit's liberal reputation and rulings that have often irked conservatives".
It was the third time in two months that a federal judge has knocked down a Trump order dealing with immigration.
Then, in March, Trump blasted another federal judge's ruling that blocked a revised version of the travel ban, suggesting it was a politically motivated decision that made the United States look "weak". A Maryland judge also blocked portions of the second ban. San Francisco and Santa Clara County argued that it threatened billions of dollars in federal funding for each of them, making it hard to plan their budgets, the Associated Press reported Tuesday.
Lordes Reboyoso carries placard at a rally supporrting sanctuary cities outside of City Hall in San Francisco in January. But the Justice Department sent letters last week advising communities to prove they are in compliance.
In the San Francisco case on sanctuary cities, Judge William Orrick Jr., an Obama appointee, linked his decision to the Constitution's provision giving Congress control over the federal purse.
The White House described Judge Orrick's decision as a gift to the criminal gangs and cartels active in the USA, adding that it empowered those involved in human and sex trafficking and put thousands of innocent lives at risk.
If he wants to take his case to the Supreme Court, he will have to through the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals first.
The Trump administration says sanctuary cities allow unsafe criminals back on the street and that the order is needed to keep the country safe.
San Francisco Attorney Dennis Herrera applauded the court's order in sanctuary cities.
Trump was referring to the rate of cases that the Supreme Court has overturned by the Ninth Circuit - but that figure only pertains to the small fraction of cases that the high court chooses to review. San Francisco and other sanctuary cities say turning local police into immigration officers erodes the trust that is needed to get people to report crime.
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