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June 26, 2020 - 3:21 pm
A federal appeals court on Friday ruled against the Trump administration in its transfer of $2.5 billion from military construction projects to build sections of the U.S. border wall with Mexico, ruling it illegally sidestepped Congress, which gets to decide how to use the funds.
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CBS News
February 13, 2020 - 3:45 pm
The Trump administration on Thursday announced it plans to make yet another multi-billion-dollar transfer of Pentagon funds to finance the construction of barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border, tapping into money originally allocated for military weapons and hardware.
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CBS News
January 30, 2020 - 10:30 am
A new section of border wall between the U.S. and Mexico fell over amid high winds on Wednesday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said. A portion of the wall in Calexico, California landed on the Mexican side of the border in Mexicali.
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September 19, 2019 - 7:08 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — President Donald Trump signed his name on a newly constructed section of the U.S.-Mexico border wall, calling it a "world-class security system" that will be virtually impenetrable. Trump toured a section of the border wall in San Diego's Otay Mesa area on Wednesday. It was a...
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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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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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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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