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Amid travel ban turmoil, Trump to visit Supreme Court this week

Amid travel ban turmoil, Trump to visit Supreme Court this week

President Donald Trump is expected to pay his first visit to the Supreme Court on Thursday. His words and actions precede him.

Trump's planned drop-by for the official investiture of Justice Neil Gorsuch comes as the president's lawyers make almost daily filings with the justices in an attempt to revive his ban on refugees and travelers from six mostly Muslim countries.

The court could decide by next week whether to allow Trump's executive order to go into effect or follow the lead of lower courts that have stopped the order because they say it exceeds the president's authority and discriminates unconstitutionally.

It's unlikely the high-stakes legal maneuvering will...

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