20 States Seek To Block Funding For Trump's Border Wall

By Matthew Guarnaccia (April 5, 2019, 4:48 PM EDT) -- A coalition of 20 states suing over President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border has urged a California federal judge to block the use of federal funds to build a wall, saying there is a significant risk of harm if the project is allowed to proceed.

Led by California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, the coalition on Thursday asked the court to order a preliminary injunction against the president and federal agencies including the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. According to the states, the Treasury Department and other agencies have...

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