Ninth Circuit rejects Trump admin request to allow use of military funds for border wall Print
Written by The Hill Press   
Thursday, 04 July 2019 09:37

borderfenceWASHINGTON, D.C. - The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday rejected the Trump administration’s request to temporarily halt a lower court order blocking the diversion of military funds for a U.S.-Mexico border wall.

In a 2-1 ruling, the panel of appellate judges found that “the use of those funds violates the constitutional requirement that the Executive Branch not spend money absent an appropriation from Congress.”

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