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Fri Jul 31, 2020, 07:41 PM

Supreme Court won't intervene in last stages of border-wall construction projects

Source: Washington Post

The Supreme Court on Friday rejected a last-ditch effort from environmentalists to stop the ongoing construction of parts of President Trumpís border wall.

The Sierra Club had asked the justices to undo their decision from a year ago that allowed construction. A panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit ruled in late June that the administrationís use of funds intended for the Defense Department was unlawful.

Without the Supreme Courtís action, said lawyers for the American Civil Liberties Union, which is representing the Sierra Club and the Southern Border Communities Coalition, the Trump administration will have used all of the money before the justices have a chance to decide the merits of the case.

But the court on Friday allowed its previous order to stand, with its conservatives in the majority and the four liberals objecting. As is often the case in emergency orders, the majority did not explain its reasoning.

Read more: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/supreme-court-wont-intervene-in-last-stages-of-border-wall-construction-projects/ar-BB17qKkP?li=BBnb7Kz&ocid=DELLDHP

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Fri Jul 31, 2020, 07:44 PM

1. Corruption

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Fri Jul 31, 2020, 07:50 PM

2. GOTTA add judges

That's the only answer

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Fri Jul 31, 2020, 07:56 PM

3. "the majority did not explain their reasoning" -- actions speak louder than words

K&R for exposure

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Fri Jul 31, 2020, 09:00 PM

4. If SCOTUS won't, mother nature will.



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