Federal Judge’s Sanctuary City Ruling ‘a Huge Political Gift’ to President Trump

From Chris Cillizza, CNN Editor-at-large:

A ruling from a federal district judge invalidating President Trump’s attempt to restrict federal money for sanctuary cities is a policy setback for his Administration. But it is also a huge political gift.

There is nothing the Republican base — and the bulk of Republican elected officials — hate more than what they view as liberal judges run amok. It’s the epitome — to Republicans — of liberals trying to institute their will on a populace without ever letting people vote or have their opinions heard.

Trump, sensing political opportunity, quickly pounced, with a trio of tweets Wednesday morning blasting the decision …