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WATCH: 16 states sue to block Trump's border wall emergency

2 monthes ago   |   By ABC News

The president's national emergency to pay for the border wall has become a legal challenge.
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Kaul rips wall declaration, stops short of joining lawsuit

2 monthes ago   |   By Star Tribune

Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul is condemning President Donald Trump's emergency declaration to pay for a U.S.-Mexico border wall but isn't saying whether he'll join a multistate lawsuit challenging it.
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What Happens Next in the Case of Trump vs. 16 U.S. States

2 monthes ago   |   By Fortune

Sixteen states filed a federal lawsuit on Monday challenging President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration to fund a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Trump declared a state of emergency along the southern border Friday , which frees up federal funding and circumvents the budget deal Congress passed to avoid a second government shutdown, which allocated nearly $1.4 billion to border fencing. Trump's emergency order would give him $6.7 billion more, the Guardian reports.
The suit, filed in U.S. District Court in San Francisco, argues that Trump does not have the power to divert...
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Trump slams California for lawsuit against border emergency declaration

Trump slams California for lawsuit against border emergency declaration

3 monthes ago   |   By Politico

President Donald Trump took a swing at California on Tuesday morning with tweets criticizing the state for leading the legal charge against his efforts to fund a border wall by declaring a national emergency. “As I predicted, 16 states, led mostly by Open Border Democrats and the Radical Left, have filed a lawsuit in, of course, the 9th Circuit,” Trump tweeted. The president forecast legal challenges when he announced his use of emergency powers during a White House news conference Friday, when he called the San Francisco-based Ninth Circuit “disgraceful.” The West Coast court is home to...
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Trump criticizes California over lawsuit against border wall

3 monthes ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is criticizing California's lead role in a multistate lawsuit challenging his emergency declaration to pay for a U.S.-Mexico border wall.
On Twitter Tuesday, Trump noted last week's decision by California Gov. Gavin Newsom to cancel a high-speed rail line between Los Angeles and San Francisco. Trump claims the “failed Fast Train project” was beset by “world record setting” cost overruns and had become “hundreds of times more expensive than the desperately needed Wall!”
Trump complained about the lawsuit filed in federal court in San Francisco. He...
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President Trump Criticizes California Over Lawsuit Against his Emergency Declaration

3 monthes ago   |   By Time

President Donald Trump is criticizing California's lead role in a multi-state lawsuit challenging his emergency declaration to pay for a U.S.-Mexico border wall.
On Twitter Tuesday, Trump noted last week's decision by California Gov. Gavin Newsom to cancel a high-speed rail line between Los Angeles and San Francisco. Trump claims the “failed Fast Train project” was beset by “world record setting” cost overruns and had become “hundreds of times more expensive than the desperately needed Wall!”
As I predicted, 16 states, led mostly by Open Border Democrats and the Radical Left, have filed a...
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Republican Rep. Justin Amash Calls For Trump's Impeachment

Republican Rep. Justin Amash Calls For Trump's Impeachment

Amash is the first GOP member of Congress to say the legislative body should take that action. Read more ...

Bernie Sanders Unveils Anti-Charter School Education Plan

Bernie Sanders Unveils Anti-Charter School Education Plan

The release of the 2020 presidential hopeful's proposal coincides with the anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education decision. Read more ...

Austria's Vice Chancellor Quits After Video Surfaces Of Meeting With Russian...

Austria's Vice Chancellor Quits After Video Surfaces Of Meeting With Russian Investor

The video appeared to show Heinz-Christian Strache offering business deals for political support. Strache, of Austria's far-right Freedom Party, called the taping a "targeted... Read more ...

Administration Turns Back Subpoena for Trump's Tax Returns

Administration Turns Back Subpoena for Trump's Tax Returns

Again saying there's no "legitimate legislative" reason for seeking President Trump's tax returns, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin rejected a House committee's subpoena for... Read more ...

U.S. nearing deal with Canada, Mexico to lift metals tariffs

U.S. nearing deal with Canada, Mexico to lift metals tariffs

The U.S., Canada and Mexico are on the cusp of an agreement to remove President Donald Trump's tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, a key roadblock to approval of the new... Read more ...

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Missouri House Passes Bill Banning Abortions After 8 Weeks

The bill will head to the desk of Gov. Mike Parson , who is expected to sign it. Read more ...

Trump Lifts Tariffs on Mexico, Canada

Trump Lifts Tariffs on Mexico, Canada

Bogged down in a sprawling trade dispute with US rival China, President Trump took steps Friday to ease tensions with America's allies-lifting import taxes on Canadian and... Read more ...

Administration rejects subpoena for Trump's tax returns

Administration rejects subpoena for Trump's tax returns

The Trump administration on Friday rejected a Democratic subpoena for President Donald Trump's tax returns, setting the stage for another court battle with Democrats over their... Read more ...

LGBTQ anti-discrimination bill passes House

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The House passed a bill Friday, 236-173, extending federal anti-discrimination protections to LGBTQ Americans. The Equality Act sponsored by Rep. David Cicilline , would... Read more ...

Trump delays auto tariffs

Trump delays auto tariffs

The United States will delay for six months a move that would impose tariffs on automobiles from the European Union, Japan and other countries, according to a proclamation... Read more ...