A closer look at the high court decision on the Trump travel ban

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BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld President Donald Trump's ban on travel from several mostly Muslim countries, rejecting a challenge that it discriminated against Muslims or exceeded his authority. The 5-4 decision Tuesday is the court's first substantive ruling on a Trump administration policy.

The countries affected are Iran, North Korea, Syria, Libya, Yemen, Somalia and Venezuela.

Challengers argue the proclamation exceeds the president's authority under immigration law and the Constitution.

Jared Carter is a constitutional law professor at Vermont Law School. He spoke with our Galen Ettlin to break down the decision. Watch the video for the full interview.