(Worthy News) - A judge who was taunted by Donald Trump during the US presidential campaign sided with the president Tuesday on a challenge to building a border wall with Mexico, removing what could have been a major obstacle to the signature campaign pledge.
US District Judge Gonzalo Curiel rejected arguments by the state of California and advocacy groups that the administration overreached by waiving laws requiring environmental and other reviews before construction can begin. Plaintiffs in the lawsuit said a 2005 law that gave the Homeland Security secretary broad authority to waive the reviews had expired.
“Big legal win today,” Trump tweeted in response to the ruling. He didn’t mention his prior remarks about the judge. [ Source: Times of Israel (Read More...) ]
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