Partial travel ban will test executive power

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The US Supreme Court reached a unanimous decision today – sort of. President Trump has the constitutional power to instigate a travel ban from six mostly Muslim countries. Parts of his order will be allowed to go forward, but there will still be hearings next October, after the summer recess.

Credits

Guests:
Chris Geidner - BuzzFeed News - @chrisgeidner, Josh Blackman - South Texas College of Law / Cato Institute - @JoshMBlackman, Juliette Kayyem - Kayyem Solutions and lecturer in public policy, Harvard Kennedy School of Government - @juliettekayyem

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Andrea Brody, Sáša Woodruff, Evan George