Judge to consider bid to block Trump’s emergency border wall funds

U.S. President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration to divert more than six billion dollars to build a wall on the border with Mexico will face its first test in court on Friday.

The states and advocacy groups are expected to ask a federal judge to block the funding.

At the centre of Friday’s hearing is the question of the president’s authority to construct a wall using funds…


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