Seattle federal judge recalls deluge of threats after striking down Trump travel ban in 2017

SEATTLE — A federal judge in Seattle made an appearance on CBS’s “60 Minutes” on Sunday to recall being deluged with death threats and put under round-the-clock U.S. Marshal protection after crossing former President Donald Trump in 2017. Senior U.S. District Judge James Robart appeared on the news program to talk about his experience as part of a segment on a startling increase in threats against the U.S. judiciary. Robart was dismissed by Trump via Twitter as a “so-called judge” when, in response to a lawsuit filed by Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson, the judge ordered a halt nationw…

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