Booker: 'We need to reclaim our values' after travel ban ruling
© Greg Nash

Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) on Tuesday said the United States needs to “reclaim” its values after the Supreme Court upheld President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Dems demand Barr cancel 'inappropriate' press conference on Mueller report DOJ plans to release 'lightly redacted' version of Mueller report Thursday: WaPo Nadler accuses Barr of 'unprecedented steps' to 'spin' Mueller report MORE's travel ban on several majority Muslim nations.

"This stems from a person that started their campaign talking about Mexicans and Muslims and, in a way that just disappoints me," Booker said to CNN, referring to Trump. "I'm just coming back from the border. I'm still emotionally raw with what I saw down there and, you know, we need to reclaim our values." 

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“We should be setting a standard on this planet of what humanity should be about,” Booker continued. 

The Supreme Court early Tuesday ruled in a 5-4 decision to uphold Trump's travel ban, saying the president has broad discretion to suspend the entry of aliens into the country. 

“The president lawfully exercised that discretion based on his findings – following a worldwide, multi-agency review – that entry of the covered aliens would be detrimental to the national interest,” Chief Justice John Roberts said. 

Trump took to Twitter to celebrate the significant ruling soon after.

“SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS TRUMP TRAVEL BAN. Wow!” the president tweeted.