Attorney General Becerra Responds to Federal Court Decision Blocking Trump’s Attempt to Fund Border Wall

Friday, May 24, 2019
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SACRAMENTO – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today responded to a decision by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California to temporarily block President Trump’s illegal attempt to divert funding to begin building a border wall. The decision grants the motion for preliminary injunction filed by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) on behalf of the Sierra Club and Southern Border Communities Coalition (SBCC).

“Today the federal court issued a preliminary injunction barring President Trump from building a border wall in defiance of Congress’ power of the purse,” said Attorney General Becerra. “We congratulate the ACLU, Sierra Club, and SBCC in securing this critical victory for our states and communities.”

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