President Trump said Friday he is considering signing a “brand new order” on immigration and refugees.

Earlier Friday, Trump promised additional national security measures sometime next week, and said his administration would continue to fight court decisions that have suspended his executive order on immigration.

“We’ll be doing something very rapidly, having to do with additional security for our country,” Trump said at the White House in a press conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. “You’ll be seeing that sometime next week.”

According to multiple reports, Trump does not plan to immediately appeal the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals’ unanimous decision Thursday to keep the block on his immigration ban.

Trump hailed his executive order on immigration as a key security measure, although it’s one that two courts have blocked. But Trump said he’s confident that his Justice Department would overcome that hurdle.

His administration suffered a political blow on Thursday when the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals voted to leave in place a temporary pause on his refugee restrictions while a lower court weighed the merits of the case against it.

“We have a situation where the security of our country is at stake, and it’s a very, very serious situation. So we look forward, as I just said, to seeing them in court,” Trump told reporters following the Thursday ruling.

The administration’s intentions to appeal the appeals court ruling could bring the issue all the way to the Supreme Court, which is comprised of eight members at this time.

Trump nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch last week to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia. Pending his Senate confirmation, a possible Supreme Court decision on Trump’s travel ban could take place before Gorsuch’s vote takes place.

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The Senate could use the nuclear option to ensure Gorsuch is confirmed. That could possibly help with Trump’s refugee ban being upheld, even though it would likely be after the plan’s 90 days of action.

As of Thursday evening, Trump had not yet spoken with Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who was sworn into office earlier on Thursday.

Washington state was one of a handful of states to sue the administration for the president’s executive order to temporarily suspend immigration from Somalia, Iran, Iraq, Sudan, Syria, Libya and Yemen. Last Friday, Seattle-based U.S. District Judge James Robart ruled in favor of a lawsuit by Ferguson, who took action on certain provisions in the executive action. Robart’s restraining order was granted on a national level and took effect immediately.

Justice lawyers asked the San Francisco-based appeals court to reinstate Trump’s ban on refugees and asylum seekers from those seven countries. The decree is set to expire 90 days from its start date on Jan. 27. On Tuesday evening, Justice Department attorneys and Washington state representatives argued the case in an hour-long phone hearing before the appeals court.

Sarah Westwood contributed

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