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Supreme Court allows Trump administration to begin border wall construction with Defense Department funds

July 29, 2019

Via: Jurist

The US Supreme Court has granted the Trump administration’s application for stay of injunctions that would freeze $2.5 billion of Department of Defense (DOD) funds the administration planned to use for construction of the border wall.

President Donald Trump has been battling Congress for funds to use in constructing a border wall along the southern border of the US since his election in 2016. This battle came to a head in the government shutdown with the Democratically held House of Representatives late last year.

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