Trump calls Hawaii judge's ruling against revised travel ban 'unprecedented judicial overreach'

"This ruling makes us look weak," Trump said at a Nashville rally.

— -- Less than two hours after a federal judge in Hawaii issued a nationwide temporary restraining order on the Trump administration's revised travel ban, the president slammed the decision as "an unprecedented judicial overreach."

"The order... blocked was a watered-down version of the first order that was also blocked by another judge and should have never been blocked to start with," Trump said.

He added, "This ruling makes us look weak."

Trump signed the revised executive order on March 6, replacing his January 27 ban which was met with widespread protests and legal challenges after travelers from seven majority-Muslim countries in the Middle East and Africa were prevented from travelling to the U.S. The original order was blocked by a federal judge's temporary restraining order in Washington state in February -- a move that the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals later declined to stay.

He went on to vow that his administration would continue to pursue the matter in court, a promise similar to the one he made after the first executive order was restrained. Trump tweeted in February, "SEE YOU IN COURT, THE SECURITY OF OUR NATION IS AT STAKE!"

That pledge was broken when the revised order rescinded the original.

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