Trump’s diversion of billions for border wall faces first U.S. court test

The border wall between the U.S. and Mexico is shown from the U.S. side near Tecate, California, U.S., March 28, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake

(Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives took its battle over the Trump administration’s border wall to federal court on Friday, urging a judge to stop billions of dollars from being transferred toward construction of the barrier without approval by Congress. “As everyone knows the executive branch cannot build this wall without Congress,” Douglas Letter, […]

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