The Latest: Hawaii official hails another travel ban victory (Report)



The Latest on a judge in Hawaii blocking the latest version of President Donald Trump’s travel ban (all times local):

9:50 a.m.

Hawaii’s attorney general says the state is ready to defend against what he calls a discriminatory travel ban by the Trump administration.

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Douglas Chin is responding to a U.S. judge’s ruling Tuesday that blocks the federal government from enforcing the policy.

Chin has been challenging President Donald Trump’s travel bans since February. The state says the updated ban is a continuation of Trump’s “promise to exclude Muslims from the United States.”

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He says it’s the third time Hawaii has gone to court to stop Trump from enforcing a ban that discriminates against people based on their nation of origin or religion.

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