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Alan Dershowitz: Trump Should Withdraw Travel Ban and Come Up with New One That Passes Muster

Alan Dershowitz said on MSNBC tonight that while he doesn’t think the court ruling on President Trump‘s travel ban was particularly solid, the president should withdraw the order anyway and come up with one that passes legal muster.

He first told Chris Matthews, “This is not a solid decision. This is a decision that looks like it’s based more on policy than on constitutionality. There are many, many flaws.”

However, Dershowitz went on to say that since Trump’s argument is that national security is at risk without the order, he needs to withdraw this one and go back to the drawing board to come up with one that won’t run into these same issues, “otherwise you won’t be protecting the security of the United States.”

As he acknowledged, doing this would require Trump to admit that he was wrong, but Dershowitz insisted, “I don’t think he has any option but to withdraw this order now and come up with an order that’s constitutional.”

Watch above, via MSNBC.

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