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Washington state attorney general to sue over President Trump's immigration executive order

Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson will become the first state attorney general to sue over President Trump's immigration executive order when he files his lawsuit Monday. Ferguson announced his lawsuit a day after he and 15 other state attorneys general released a statement Sunday calling Trump's ban, which blocks people from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the U.S., "un-American and unlawful."

Ferguson's lawsuit seeks a "temporary restraining order blocking of the [executive] order" and to "invalidate key provisions" of the executive order, The Seattle Times reported. "We are a country based on the rule of law," Ferguson said at a news conference in Seattle on Monday. "In a courtroom, it is not the loudest voice that prevails. It's the constitution."