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Fri Sep 20, 2019, 12:51 AM

Washington State Official Sues Trump Over Border Wall Funding

Source: Voice of America News


By VOA News
September 19, 2019 07:15 PM

Washington state's attorney general is suing U.S. President Donald Trump to try to stop him from diverting $89 million from a military project to help fund the border wall with Mexico.

State Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed his lawsuit Thursday in a federal court in his state.

"Our nation's founders enshrined our system of checks and balances in our Constitution. President Trump's action threatens to undermine that system. We will not allow that to happen," Ferguson said.

He asserted that Trump's plan to divert military funds to the border wall was unconstitutional because Congress didn't authorize the money for the wall.

Read more: https://www.voanews.com/usa/washington-state-official-sues-trump-over-border-wall-funding

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Judi Lynn Sep 20 OP
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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Fri Sep 20, 2019, 07:25 AM

1. Yes, the power of the purse belongs to Congress

Another Trump power grab challenged in court .... maybe one of these will hit the mark.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Fri Sep 20, 2019, 08:03 AM

2. Meh...



Using the arguement stumpy is muckin up the constitution is pretty lame..in
this anything goes administration...

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Response to Maxheader (Reply #2)

Fri Sep 20, 2019, 11:46 AM

3. Are you arguing the administration's position by calling a wholly appropriate legal response lame?

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Response to ancianita (Reply #3)

Fri Sep 20, 2019, 01:16 PM

4. sure..why not



if he wanted to look good..he would have said "we don't need no stinking military stuff"
"baby killers...war starters"..."we in washington have no desire to associate with the
yellow haired empire builders path to war"....

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