close tovideo Supreme court clears way for trump administration Pentagon funds for boundary wall construction
The amount says, that is 2.5 billion US dollars.
Democrats reacted with disappointment to Friday’s Supreme court ruling allows the trump administration to divert $ 2.5 billion in Pentagon funds for boundary wall construction.
The 5-4 decision that broke along ideological lines, Central President of the Trump on military means, to begin work to replace fencing along the southern border in California, Arizona and New Mexico. Earlier this month, the 9. U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco agreed with a lower court decision that prevented the government from the development, the financing.
Trump declared a national state of emergency along the border, to up to $8.1 billion, for wall construction, including the $2.5 billion from the Ministry of defence. He called the ruling a great victory for the “border security and the rule of law.”
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“Wow! Great WIN on the wall. The U.S. Supreme court overturns the lower court for an injunction, allowed the Southern edge of the wall to go. Big WIN for the border security and the rule of law!” he tweeted.
Prominent Democrats in the court of logic and the Trump criticized the plans for use of earmarked funds, in an effort to come through on his signature campaign issue. Many argue that a wall will not slow down the flow of migrants in the United States.
Arizona REP Raul M. Grijalva, whose district runs along the U.S.-Mexican border, calling Trump the emergency Declaration, of a “pathetic attempt to circumvent Congress.”
“Trump is a fake emergency was nothing more than a pathetic Trick to bypass Congress and builds his monument for his racist policy. This fight is not over yet, and I will continue to. Trump fights to destroy s efforts, our environment and the militarization of border communities #Noborder wall,” he tweeted broke soon after the judgment.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., the judgment referred to “deeply flawed” on Twitter.
“This morning’s Supreme court ruling @realDonaldTrump allow to steal to spend military resources on wasteful, ineffective border wall in turn rejected by the Congress, is deeply flawed. Our founders developed, a democracy ruled the people of a monarchy.”
For his part, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer his Twitter followers reminded that Trump was still a candidate for the presidency, he promised that Mexico would pay for a border wall.
“It is a sad day when the President of cheers, a decision that may allow him to steal money to pay of our military, for an ineffective and expensive wall for which he promised Mexico would pay the bill,” he wrote.
He followed with another tweet, saying he hopes that the courts close Trump have the authority to build the wall.
Several democratic presidential candidates also mixed.
“Takes money away from the defense Department for the construction of the wall will not make us safer. Trump’s political stunt damage border communities & ignored the root causes of migration. We deserve a President with a common sense and compassionate immigration plan,” the former Housing Secretary Julian Castro tweeted.
The former Texas Congressman Beto O’rourke, expressed also in the race for the democratic presidential nomination, also disappointed.
“Deeply disappointed by the Supreme court decision. I have a long time to build up against walls, and to prevent while in Congress, I have the language was that DOD funds from a plan or build a wall along the border. As President, I would do everything in my power to that of a law.”
“The Congress does not appropriate these funds for Trump medieval vanity project. Let’s be clear: Trump’s wall has never been about the attitude of the American population safe,” tweeted California Sen. Kamala Harris.
“The redirection of military resources for a Prestige project is exactly who Donald Trump is. I will continue to fight back and come up with those, the already challenging these false and misguided decision,” New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker.
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The American Civil Liberties Union, said that it plans to keep fighting to Trump the resources for a wall that has already been rejected by the Congress.
The enemy-News-reporter Alex Pappas contributed to this report.