90 Miles From Tyranny : Supreme Court Allows Trump Administration to Use Pentagon Funds for Border Wall

Saturday, July 27, 2019

Supreme Court Allows Trump Administration to Use Pentagon Funds for Border Wall






The Supreme Court ruled on July 26 that President Donald Trump can use $2.5 billion in Department of Defense funding to build a portion of the wall along the southern border.

Touting the 5-4 ruling as a victory for his administration, Trump wrote on Twitter that it was a “big VICTORY on the Wall.”

“The United States Supreme Court overturns lower court injunction, allows Southern Border Wall to proceed. Big WIN for Border Security and the Rule of Law!” he wrote.
Wow! Big VICTORY on the Wall. The United States Supreme Court overturns lower court injunction, allows Southern Border Wall to proceed. Big WIN for Border Security and the Rule of Law!
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All the Republican-nominated justices voted in favor of allowing the spending, and all the Democratic-appointed justices dissented except, and Justice Stephen Breyer said he would have allowed preliminary planning but disagreed with funding.

According to the Los Angeles Times, the victory clears the way for the Trump administration to build 100 extra miles of border wall in New Mexico, Arizona, and California.

Namely, the Supreme Court lifted orders by a federal judge in California and the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, which barred the White House from using the Defense Department’s funds for...


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2 comments:

  1. I am not holding my breath. I don't expect much, but even a hundred miles of wall wouldn't get my vote. Half, with clear financing method and the will to complete and enforce it. I don't, at this point, plan to vote, for I would only vote for the wall. Let dems hurry and destroy rather than just have repubs stretch it out.

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  2. Wow dude! You're peeing in my cheerios.

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