Judge: Trump Broke Law by Declaring Emergency to Secure Border Funding

HeadlineOct 15, 2019

A federal judge has ruled that President Trump broke the law when he declared a national emergency in order to secure billions of dollars of Pentagon funds to build his border wall, parts of which are already under construction. Federal District Court Judge David Briones said Friday Trump violated a provision of budget law approved by Congress.

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