Fox & Friends celebrates Supreme Court upholding Trump's Muslim ban: "The third time seems to be the charm"

Fox & Friends celebrates Supreme Court upholding Trump's Muslim ban: "The third time seems to be the charm"

Ainsley Earhardt: "A big victory for our country, many would say, because it's keeping potential terrorists in their countries and out of the United States"

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From the December 5 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends:

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BRIAN KILMEADE (CO-HOST): When the president was putting his staff together and just getting everything up and running, it didn't stop him from putting policy out there. One was the travel ban that he put together. And originally it was a little raw, a little rough, and a little ambiguous. But the third time seems to be the charm.

STEVE DOOCY (CO-HOST): It was all about extreme vetting out on the campaign trail, and then when he became president of the United States, they announced a travel ban, essentially. And yesterday the Supreme Court gave him a gigantic win, by a vote of 7-2, it allowed the administration to fully enforce the ban while legal challenges continue at both the 4th and the 9th Circuit.

AINSLEY EARHARDT (CO-HOST): A big victory for our country, many would say, because it’s keeping potential terrorists in their countries and out of the United States. These countries that we’re talking about, here is the list: It’s Chad, Iran, Somalia, Syria, Libya, Yemen, North Korea, and there’s some groups in Venezuela that are not allowed here in the U.S.

KILMEADE: Yeah, six of the eight are mostly Muslim countries. But they want extreme vetting, we’ve got to find out who is coming here. Because if they come to apply and you have some type of refugee status, we need to know when you come here, you just want to be getting a fresh start.

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DOOCY: Ultimately this comes down to the argument a lot of people have made on this program for a very long time, and that is the commander-in-chief can do whatever it takes to keep the country safe.

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KILMEADE: It just seems these judges [are] playing too big a role in our country and our policy, and that’s what we’re looking at. We’re just going to go rocketing up, pun intended, rocketing up the legal levers until we get to the Supreme Court who weighed in.

Previously:

Brian Kilmeade claims judges blocking the Muslim ban are saying "it's un-American to judge people"

Sorry Fox News: The only one to blame for the Muslim ban being struck down is Donald Trump

Fox News promotes Trump's use of London attack to push Muslim ban

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