Political and Legislative

Trump’s emergency declaration for wall faces first court test

A federal judge in California will hear arguments from separate groups of plaintiffs, including 19 states, seeking an injunction to block any construction activity.

U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam in Oakland, Calif., will hear arguments on motions by separate groups of plaintiffs to temporarily block any wall construction on the grounds that Trump’s financing methods — transferring funds from Pentagon and Treasury Department programs never meant for such a barrier — are both unconstitutional and illegal.

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