Supreme Court upholds Trump travel ban as 'squarely within' presidential power

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(Worthy News) - The U.S. Supreme Court handed President Trump one of the biggest victories of his presidency Tuesday, upholding his travel ban restricting travel to the U.S. for foreign nationals from seven countries.

The court ruled 5-4 along ideological lines in favor of the Trump administration in the case, which marked the first time one of Trump’s policies was reviewed by the justices. Trump quickly praised the decision in a tweet:

Chief Justice John Roberts delivered the opinion for the majority. Justice Anthony Kennedy, the crucial swing vote in the case, sided with the conservative justices.

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