President Trump just suffered a massive loss in court. Here's what it means.

The Circuit Court had a clear message for President Trump: You are not king, and we will not be moved

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Americans by the tens of thousands — and perhaps hundreds of thousands — tuned in Tuesday to a dense one hour and eight minutes of legal and policy arguments about President Trump's executive order on immigration. The grainy audio served as a civics lesson for the digital age.

On Thursday evening, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals gave America's 45th president a civics lessons of his own, ruling 3-0 to uphold the suspension of Trump's unilateral order that tried to keep refugees and travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States. Our president's response: raging in all-caps on Twitter.

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