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In travel ban case, Supreme Court considers 'the president' vs. 'this president'

In travel ban case, Supreme Court considers 'the president' vs. 'this president'

The Supreme Court's final oral argument of the term will be one of its most important and potentially far-reaching, an examination of the president's authority to protect the country by banning some foreigners who seek entry.

But, similar to a debate that has consumed Washington, D.C., for the past 15 months, a major issue for the court is separating "the president" from "this president."

The justices on Wednesday will consider President Donald Trump's third iteration of a travel ban that bars most nationals from a small group of mostly Muslim nations. It is the first time the court has considered the merits of a policy that has consumed the...

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