Trump’s ‘Muslim Ban’ Pledge Scrubbed From Website Just As Judges Ask About It


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The timing seemed too good to be true. Just as a federal appeals court on Monday asked hard questions about the constitutionality of President Donald Trump’s executive order banning travel from six Muslim-majority countries, his campaign wiped clean the webpage where the then-candidate had pledged to institute such a ban. Some of the judges on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit wondered specifically about the legal significance of the now-scrubbed page, which they didn’t know was being removed. The page had at one point promised “a total and complete shutdown” on Muslims entering the United States. Read More…