The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: The Ban Stands

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-Written by Lena Felton (@lenakfelton) and Taylor Hosking (@Taylor__Hosking)

Today in 5 Lines

  • In a 5–4 ruling, the Supreme Court upheld President Trump’s travel ban. In a statement, Trump called the ruling a “profound vindication.”

  • In a win for the pro-life movement, the Court also struck down a California law that requires crisis-pregnancy centers to provide information about state-sponsored abortion services.

  • Trump threatened that Harley-Davidson will be “taxed like never before” following the company’s announcement that it will move some of its operations outside the U.S. to avoid European tariffs.

  • House Republican leaders plan to file a narrow legislation Tuesday night that addresses the family-separation crisis.

  • The White House is reportedly preparing for a potential July 15 meeting between Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland.

The Races We’re Watching

Voters in Colorado, Maryland, New York, Oklahoma, and Utah will select nominees in their primary elections.

In Maryland, six candidates in the Democratic gubernatorial primary are angling to unseat Larry Hogan, the popular Republican governor. If he wins, Ben Jealous, the former NAACP chief and a veteran of Bernie Sanders’s presidential campaign, could go on to become the state’s first black governor.

Mitt Romney, the former Massachusetts governor and Republican presidential nominee, is returning to the ballot in a bid to replace retiring Utah Senator Orrin Hatch. And in the contentious Republican primary for New York’s 11th congressional district, Michael Grimm, a decidedly Trumpian candidate, faces off against incumbent Dan Donovan, who has won Trump’s official endorsement.

Here are other notable races to keep…

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