“The 5-4 decision Tuesday is a big victory for Trump on an issue that is central to his presidency, and the court’s first substantive ruling on a Trump administration policy. The president quickly tweeted his reaction: ‘Wow!'” From AP: A sharply divided Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld President Donald Trump’s ban on travel from several mostly Muslim countries. The majority opinion rejected the notion that the ban discriminates against Muslims or exceeds presidential authority. In writing the majority opinion, Chief Justice John Roberts wrote: “We express no view on the soundness of the policy.”

+ Justice Sonia Sotomayor wrote the dissent: [The ruling] leaves undisturbed a policy first advertised openly and unequivocally as a ‘total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States’ because the policy now masquerades behind a fa├žade of national-security concerns.”

+ “The travel ban ruling is the latest major consequence of the blockade of Merrick Garland.” If that fact was lost on you, Mitch McConnell was happy to tweet a reminder.

+ Here’s the latest on the reaction to the Court’s decision.

+ In another decision, “the U.S. Supreme Court has reversed a lower court decision upholding a California law requiring anti-abortion crisis pregnancy centers to more fully disclose what they are.”