The court's action means the Trump administration can tap the funds and begin work on four contracts it has awarded. The Court may be referring here to Judge N. Randy Smith's argument in his dissent in the Ninth Circuit ruling on this issue, where he argued that only plaintiffs with "economic interests" at stake are legally permitted to challenge the funding diversion. The court's four liberal justices would not have allowed construction to start.
The court's 5-4 ruling fully reversed a California district judge's decision last month forbidding the president from redirecting the Congress-approved funds because the legislature hadn't specifically authorized the money to be spent on Trump's long-touted construction project.
"This is such a small proportion of the funds that are necessary to build this wall that it is really a symbolic gesture on the part of the Supreme Court supporting Donald Trump's authority as commander-in-chief of the armed forces". Big VICTORY on the Wall.
The high court's order temporarily settles just one of several skirmishes between the Trump administration and House Democrats, "blue" states led by California, and environmental groups over border wall funds. "Big WIN for Border Security and the Rule of Law!" he wrote.
The administration asked that the injunction barring use of the reprogrammed funds be put on hold pending an appeal but the San Francisco-based 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals declined to do so.
The money Trump identified includes $3.6 billion from military construction funds, $2.5 billion in Defence Department money and $600 million from the Treasury Department's asset forfeiture fund.
The court's split decision unfreezes approximately $2.5 billion in money that had originally been allocated by Congress for use by the Defense Department.
Alerte au plomb — Notre-Dame
Un " nettoyage approfondi " des écoles environnantes réalisé d'ici fin juillet indiquait, jeudi 18 juillet, la mairie de Paris. Fortes critiques de l'opposition municipale Daniele Simonet, conseillère de Paris La France Insoumise, a vivement réagit.
The order is a major political victory for Trump, who can now begin construction of the barrier between the U.S. and Mexico. Another would replace 101 kilometres in Arizona for NZ$973 million. The groups argued the wall - in areas in Arizona, California and New Mexico - would harm the environment.
Leading Democrats criticized Trump's plans to use earmarked funds in an effort to come through on his signature campaign issue. Transfer of the NZ$5.4 billion in military construction funds is waiting on approval from the defence secretary.
The American Civil Liberties Union, representing the groups, argued in court papers against a stay of the lower court ruling, fearful of the wall's impact on border communities.
"It's a sad day when the president is cheering a decision that may allow him to steal funds from our military to pay for an ineffective and expensive wall for which he promised Mexico would foot the bill", he posted.
Claire Finkelstein, Director of the Centre for Ethics and the Rule of Law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, said the Supreme Court's ruling was a symbolic gesture to support Trump.
Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer of NY called the decision "deeply regrettable and nonsensical". The administration had argued that if it wasn't able to finalize the contracts by September 30, then it would lose the ability to use the funds.
"I would grant the Government's application to stay the injunction only to the extent that the injunction prevents the Government from finalizing the contracts or taking other preparatory administrative action", he wrote.
He said while they're not risky , anyone who picks one up should handle it as little as possible to preserve its scientific value. These meteorite fragments were in the size-range of tens to hundreds of grams when they hit the ground, the researchers said.
Le président français a eu jeudi soir un premier entretien téléphonique avec Boris Johnson, a précisé la présidence française. Selon lui, les Européens ont toutes les raisons de souhaiter un compromis sur les termes du divorce.
Martin's actions nearly forced Rowe off the road, infuriating the Welsh cyclist who retaliated by shoving the German in the face. Rowe initially tried to play down the incident. "We both made a mistake and have accepted responsibility". "That's bike racing.
Ce vote rapproche l'Espagne de nouvelles élections anticipées, qui seraient les quatrièmes en quatre ans. Depuis la victoire de son parti aux législatives en avril dernier, Pedro Sanchez est dans l'impasse.
Ruben Fleischer directed the first pic in 2018, but is not returning as he is in post-production on " Zombieland: Double Tap ". The goal is to begin filming this November, leaving just four months to pick a director and get the main cast assembled.
Voilà une scène bien cocasse qui s'est déroulée à l'aéroport d'Atlanta aux États-Unis et que nous relate le journal Le Parisien . Selon un rapport de police, l'enfant se serait blessé à la main durant son périple et souffrirait d'une grave entorse.
Le record historique de chaleur à Paris vient d'être battu ce jeudi, avec 40,6°C puis 41,7°C et 42,6°C relevés par Météo-France. Comme la secrétaire d'Etat à la Transition écologique Brune Poirson qui a distribué des gourdes sur un marché du Tarn.
And the House Intelligence Committee is still going forward with its inquiry into Trump's associations with overseas' businesses. They've strongly defended Trump, who has known as Mueller's probe a hoax, and have mentioned the nation needs to maneuver on.
Unai Emery's men mark the beginning of their Premier League campaign against Newcastle United at St James' Park on 11th August. Arsenal have confirmed the signing of Real Madrid midfielder Dani Ceballos on a season-long loan.
The model, Alicia Arden , told the Times of the 1997 encounter, one of the earliest documented allegations against Epstein. Victoria's Secret corporate parent is reviewing the retailer's ties to financier and sex offender Jeffrey Epstein .
Other French cities, including Lille, Rouen, and Dijon, were also expected to break their temperature records on Thursday. As per the United Kingdom's Met Office, London's Heathrow Airport reached 98.4 degrees which is a record for July.
Trump says not upset by N.Korean missile launch
Kim Jong Un stated that the country has to work on new arms systems through possible and direct threats from South Korea. The Seoul-based Bank of Korea said in a statement that North Korea's economy shrank 4.1% last year from a year earlier.
Oman FM Meets Zarif in Iran Visit
Nations still party to the nuclear deal plan to meet in Vienna on Sunday to see to what extent the agreement can be saved. The test comes after weeks of attacks on oil tankers and drones in the Strait of Hormuz off the coast of Iran .
Yankees hit near century long futility mark against Red Sox
DJ LeMahieu leads the Yankees with 129 hits and 70 RBI while Gleyber Torres and Luke Voit have combined for 193 hits and 107 RBI. The New York Yankees might want to do something about their pitching if they seriously hope to win the World Series.