On Monday, the Supreme Court decided to allow a limited version of Donald Trump’s travel ban to take effect.
The ban would prevent people from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen from entering the United States unless they can prove that they have a “bona fide relationship with a person or entity” inside the United States.
While the Supreme Court said that it would hear the case concerning the ban in October when it reconvenes, the justices noted that it was entirely possible that the case would be a moot point, since the ban is supposed to be temporary. The Court said that it will “fully expect” the government to be able to review its vetting process within the 90 days that the executive order proposes.
As for President Donald Trump, he called the ruling “a clear victory for our national security.”
“Today’s ruling allows me to use an important tool to protect our Nation’s homeland. I also am particularly gratified that the Supreme Court’s decision was 9-0,” he said.
Actually, the order was an unsigned opinion on the court’s behalf in which justices are not required to show their votes, which means there is no way to show that the vote was 9-0, as the president claims. We only know that a majority voted to reinstate the ban.