U.S. judge to consider bid to block Trump's emergency border wall funds

Credit: Reuters- Published on May 17, 2019
U.S. President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration to divert more than $6 billion to build a wall on the border with Mexico will face its first test in court on Friday, when states and advocacy groups are expected to ask a federal judge to block the funding.
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Published on May 17, 2019 -  00:40
U.S. Judge To Consider Bid To Block Trump's Emergency Border Wall Funds
U.S. President Donald Trumpโ€™s national emergency declaration to divert more than $6 billion to build a wall on the border with Mexico will face its first test in court on Friday. States and advocacy groups are expected to ask a federal judge to block the funding. At the center of Fridayโ€™s hearing is the question of the presidentโ€™s authority to construct a wall using funds that Congress declined to approve for the amount he requested.

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