Understanding the Supreme Court Decision on Trump’s Travel Ban

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Some nice context here from CNN writer Chris Cilizza.  Here are his “5 takeaways“:

 

  1. “Elections matter. A lot.”
  2. “This is as much Mitch McConnell’s victory as it is Donald Trump’s”
  3. “The President has loads of power”
  4. “The court didn’t take Trump literally”
  5. “The court wanted to make clear it wasn’t endorsing past Trump statements on Muslims.”

See how Cilizza develops these points here.

One thought on “Understanding the Supreme Court Decision on Trump’s Travel Ban

  1. Rachel Maddow had an excellant explanation using the Koramatsu case. How the SC corrected one wrong case only to uphold a new one using many of the same arguments from 1942. Ugh!!

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