â€?As do many citizens, I find it incredibly offensive that these foreign governments are using our court system to meddle in a domestic legal dispute and to oppose the rule of law,â€? the Republican governor said in a statement shortly after the stateâ€™s motion was filed Tuesday evening.Of course, no one is really confident that the 9th Circuit will do the right thing, but it's worth trying.
â€?Whatâ€™s even more offensive is that this effort has been supported by the U.S. Department of Justice. American sovereignty begins in the U.S. Constitution and at the border,â€? she added. â€?I am confident the 9th Circuit will do the right thing and recognize foreign interference in U.S. legal proceedings and allow the State of Arizona to respond to their brief.â€? [Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer slams 'foreign interference' in immigration lawsuit, Politico, October 6, 2010]