Democratic Congressman Keith Ellison, who’s running for Minnesota attorney general, says the U-S Supreme Court upholding the president’s ban on travel from Muslim countries should scare every American: “What it says is that the Supreme Court will not ask, what is the intent, what is the purpose behind… an executive order. It’ll just say, if the president says it and if you come up with any fake justification for it, then that’s the law,” Ellison says.
Republican Jim Hagedorn, running for U-S House in Minnesota’s First District, responds the goal is to prevent terrorists and people who hate America from entering the U-S. “We have a responsibility to protect and defend the United States and the people of America,” he says.
Ellison fires back, “Whether or not you’re Muslim or not, we know that these kinds of discriminatory things do not just contain themselves in one community. They tend to spread.” But Hagedorn says, “People like myself who want to partner with President Trump and keep America safe, protect us from our enemies, I’m on that side.” Hagedorn points to terrorism and welfare fraud.
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