Judge permanently blocks Trump from using billions in military funds for border wall

Source: The Hill | June 28, 2019 | Jacqueline Thomsen

A federal judge on Friday issued a ruling blocking the Trump administration from tapping billions of dollars in military funds to construct a wall on the southern border.

Judge Haywood Gilliam issued the permanent injunction in a California federal court, after initially ruling last month to temporarily halt the administration’s use of military funds for the border wall.

President Trump declared a national emergency earlier this year in order to divert Defense Department funds toward border wall construction.

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  •  EVERYDAY #30309

    Actually, that’s good. We don’t need a wall. We need enforcement of our laws.

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