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Constitutional Group Backs Trump In Wall Funding Fight

Law360 (May 17, 2019, 5:25 PM EDT) -- The American Center for Law and Justice has told a D.C. federal court that the Democrat-led House of Representatives has failed to plead its case for an injunction that would block funding for President Donald Trump’s long-promised border wall.

The ACLJ, which claims in its amicus brief to be “dedicated to the defense of constitutional liberties and structures secured by law,” argued Wednesday that Trump is within the powers of his office granted by Congress and the U.S. Constitution to declare a national emergency to secure the U.S.-Mexico border and to transfer funds for related efforts.

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April 5, 2019


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