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Decision: Administration and Court

decision: Earlier this month, the administration asked the high court to fast-track cases on the president's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which shields young immigrants from deportation, according to Toronto Star. Administration officials also recently asked the high court to intervene to stop a trial in a climate change lawsuit and in a lawsuit over the administration's decision to add a question on citizenship to the 2020 census. It's the fourth time in recent months the administration has sought to bypass lower courts that have blocked some of its more controversial proposals and push the high court, with a conservative majority, to weigh in quickly on a divisive issue. The flag flies outside of the Supreme Court of the United States in Washington, Nov. 8. Trump's recent salvo against the Obama judge who ruled against his asylum policy not one of the issues currently before the Supreme Court prompted Chief Justice John Roberts to fire back at the president for the first time for feeding perceptions of a biased judiciary. SARAH SILBIGER / The New York Times The ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, a frequent target of criticism by President Donald Trump, is involved in three of the cases. ( As reported in the news.