Judge Attacked By Trump OKs Border Wall Fast Track

By RJ Vogt (February 27, 2018, 10:51 PM EST) -- The California federal judge President Trump accused of bias due to his "Mexican heritage" sided with the Oval Office on Tuesday, ruling the U.S. Department of Homeland Security was within its rights to waive environmental laws in order to construct border walls near San Diego.

Granting the government's bid for summary judgment in a consolidated lawsuit comprising three separate suits brought by environmental groups and the state of California, U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel said the waiver issued by former DHS Secretary John Kelly on Aug. 2 was within the executive branch's legal authority under the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant...

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