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Congressman Diane Black

Representing the 6th District of Tennessee

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Supreme Court Upholds President Trump's Constitutional Authority

June 26, 2018
Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06) released the following statement after the Supreme Court declared that President Trump’s travel ban is within the scope of his constitutional authority:

“The primary responsibility of the federal government is to protect its citizens – President Trump has made it clear from day one that his priority is to put the safety of our nation first. I applaud the Supreme Court’s decision to rule in favor of our national security and to uphold the President’s authority within our Constitution. This is a victory for the American people.”

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Congressman Diane Black represents Tennessee’s 6th Congressional District. A nurse for more than 40 years, she serves as a member of the House Budget Committee and the Ways and Means Committee.