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Donald Trump speaking at the CPAC on Feb. 24
THE WASHINGTON POST

Trump v. Trump, How His Words Undermine His Agenda

WASHINGTON — In blocking the administration's second attempt at a travel ban from terror-prone countries, a federal judge in Hawaii laid the blame squarely on President Donald Trump and his advisers, who had suggested the policy was aimed at barring Muslims.

A different politician might have expressed disappointment and moved on. But Trump, taking the stage barely an hour later at a rally Wednesday night in Nashville, let loose on the "terrible ruling" - and doubled down on the sentiments that got the policy into trouble in the first place.

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