On July 12, the government filed an application before the Supreme Court for a stay pending appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Trump v. Sierra Club, concerning the president’s use of military funds to construct his wall along the southern border. The government argues that the district court’s decision to grant an injunction was based on a misreading of the relevant statutory text and that the plaintiffs lack standing to challenge the policy.
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Several parties have sued the federal government in connection with the Trump administration's decision to repurpose funds to build a wall along the southern border pursuant to a national emergency declaration.
House v. Mnuchin (District of Columbia)