Attorney Alan Dershowitz, one of President Trump’s informal advisers, said the president’s national emergency declaration was a mistake.
“My own view is that it was a mistake to do it. I think emergencies are things that happened suddenly. The problems with immigration are long term,” he said in an interview that aired Sunday on John Catsimatidis’ radio show in New York.
Dershowitz predicted the declaration would face a long court battle.
“There will be a lawsuit. No doubt about it. It will be tied up in the courts for a long time,” he said. “Ultimately, the Supreme Court will have to decide. And it’s unclear how the court will decide because it’s a new Supreme Court,” Dershowitz added, referencing the new 5-4 conservative balance after Trump was able to install two justices on the high court.
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