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Judge blocks Trump plan to spend $3.6 billion in military funds on border barrier

U.S. and California state flags fly behind the border wall, seen from Tijuana, Mexico, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

A federal judge in El Paso, Texas, on Tuesday blocked the Trump administration’s plan to pay for border barrier construction with $3.6 billion in military funds, ruling that the administration does not have the authority to divert money appropriated by ...

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Trump blasts judge who blocked part of border wall construction

President Trump speaks with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro during a joint news conference at the White House last month. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford

President Donald Trump called the federal judge who temporarily blocked construction of the southern border wall “another activist Obama appointed judge,” and said his administration would appeal the decision. Trump tweeted his response Saturday afternoon from Japan where he is ...

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Administration tells judge Congress really didn’t deny wall funding when it failed to appropriate money for it

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OAKLAND, Calif. – In the first court hearing over President Donald Trump’s border wall funding plan, administration lawyers on Friday vigorously pressed their controversial argument that Congress did not in fact deny him the money when lawmakers excluded it from ...

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House fails to override Trump veto on border emergency

U.S. and California state flags fly behind the border wall, seen from Tijuana, Mexico, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border survived a critical vote in the House on Tuesday as Democrats failed to override his veto, shifting to the courts the focus of the fight over ...

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The judge Trump disparaged as ‘Mexican’ will preside over an important border wall case

The federal judge whom President Donald Trump disparaged as a “Mexican” during his campaign will preside over a case brought against one of the president’s most highly touted initiatives: the U.S-Mexico border wall. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel, who was targeted ...

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