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Trump's big, stupid mouth just blocked construction of his border wall

One year ago   |   By Think Progress

Friday evening, a federal court blocked much of the funds President Trump hoped to use to build an illegal wall along the Mexican border, and strongly implied that an even larger tranche of funding is illegal as well.
Under the terms of Judge Haywood Gilliam's order in Sierra Club v. Trump , the Trump administration may not redirect certain Defense Department funds “to construct a border barrier in the areas Defendants have identified as Yuma Sector Project 1 and El Paso Sector Project 1.” By its explicit terms, Judge Gilliam's order does not apply to other sections of the Mexican border...
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