New York state Attorney General Letitia James has asked a federal judge to consider a possible inquiry into false statements from the Trump administration that led the Manhattan U.S. Attorney’s Office to retract arguments in defense of a policy to exclude New York from federal programs intended to expedite international travel.

In a court filing Tuesday night, the attorney general’s office said it was seeking attorney fees and costs in its lawsuit, which challenged the ban as unconstitutional. The attorneys also said that “additional relief” may be appropriate for the “imposition and maintenance of a ban that they have now conceded was without factual foundation.”

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