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Calif. Judge Partially Blocks Trump’s Border Wall

Law360 (May 25, 2019, 1:14 AM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Friday partially blocked the Trump administration from repurposing defense funds to build a wall along portions of the southern border and criticized its attempts to move money to the project even though Congress repeatedly denied funding requests.

In a 56-page order, U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam said he had “serious concerns” about the Justice Department’s theory of appropriations law, which presumes the executive branch has the power to spend unless Congress explicitly restricts its authority by statute.

“It is not Congress’s burden to prohibit the Executive from spending the Nation’s funds: it is the Executive’s burden...

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