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President Trump jabbed back at Chief Justice John Roberts Wednesday, claiming that judges take their partisan views into consideration in court cases, and called out how many border and safety cases in the Ninth Circuit were overturned.

The details: In his tweet, Trump called for an "independent judiciary" in the Ninth Circuit. Earlier Wednesday, Justice Roberts pushed back on Trump's comments that blamed an "Obama judge" for temporarily halting his asylum ban, saying the U.S. doesn't have "Obama judges or Trump judges, Bush judges or Clinton judges."

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Whit it matters: With less than two weeks until Election Day, the justices voted 5-3 to reinstate the curbside voting ban and overturn a lower court judge's ruling designed to protect people with disabilities during the coronavirus pandemic.