Yes, the president would be within his constitutional authority in banning entry of non-citizen Muslims. (The New York Times piece also answered a lasting question I hadn’t gotten around to researching–Japanese internment in the U.S. during World War II may have been condemned in the kangaroo court of public opinion, but it was never declared illegal or unconstitutional.)
However, it still is undeniable that Donald Trump is Adolf Hitler.
Not much more to add about news, politics, and events. There’s a big UFC fight on Saturday: lunatic shanty Irish shit-talker Conor McGregor versus favela-born* brutalist Jose Aldo. Get into it.
* I have no idea if Aldo was raised in a favela–it just sounded good.