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September 10, 2019 - 12:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats are moving on two fronts to block President Donald Trump from using special emergency powers to transfer money from military base construction projects like new schools to pay for new fences along the U.S.-Mexico border. First, Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer of...
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Getty
July 26, 2019 - 3:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court cleared the way Friday for the Trump administration to tap billions of dollars in Pentagon funds to build sections of a border wall with Mexico. The court's five conservative justices gave the administration the greenlight to begin work on four contracts it has...
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AP
June 30, 2019 - 9:17 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday prohibited President Donald Trump from tapping $2.5 billion in military funding to build high-priority segments of his prized border wall in California, Arizona and New Mexico. Judge Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr. in Oakland acted in two lawsuits filed by...
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May 24, 2019 - 8:16 pm
The Trump administration can't use money previously allocated to the Defense Department to instead fund the border wall, a federal judge ruled Friday in a temporary injunction. Oakland, California-based U.S. District Court Judge Haywood Gilliam ruled the Trump administration could not move $1...
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USA Today
April 05, 2019 - 12:08 pm
The state of California continues to lead the charge in trying to block the Trump administration from diverting federal funds to pay for a border wall. California @AGBecerra has filed a motion for a preliminary injunction to block the Trump administration from diverting $1.6B in federal taxpayer...
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AP
April 05, 2019 - 7:32 am
The American Civil Liberties Union on Thursday asked a judge in California to block the Trump administration from building a border wall using funds obtained through his national emergency declaration. The court papers say President Donald Trump has overstepped his executive powers by diverting...
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AP
March 26, 2019 - 11:37 am
WASHINGTON — The Democratic-controlled House fell short Tuesday in its effort to override President Donald Trump's first veto, handing him a victory in his effort to spend billions more for constructing barriers along the Southwest border than Congress has approved. Lawmakers voted 248-181 in favor...
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March 19, 2019 - 2:17 pm
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon sent a 20-page list of military construction projects to Congress on Monday that might be slashed to pay for President Donald Trump's wall along the Mexican border. Democrats expressed hope that by knowing which local projects could be targeted, lawmakers would be likelier...
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AP
March 06, 2019 - 9:41 am
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen insisted Wednesday the crisis at the southern border is not manufactured, as she faced questions from Democrats for the first time since they took control of the House. "We face a crisis a real, serious, and sustained crisis at our borders," she said at...
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AP
February 26, 2019 - 3:48 pm
WASHINGTON — Democrats ignored a veto threat and rammed legislation through the House Tuesday that would stymie President Donald Trump's bid for billions of extra dollars for his border wall, escalating a clash over whether he was abusing his powers to advance his paramount campaign pledge. The...
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