Federal Judge Clears the Way for Portion of Border Wall Lawsuit to Proceed

President Donald Trump was within his constitutional authority to declare a national emergency at the southern border last year, a federal judge ruled Thursday, but environmental groups can move forward on a central challenge in their lawsuit: whether the president can divert $3.6 billion in military funds to build a border wall.

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Judge Nixes State Challenge to 2-for-1 Deregulation Push

The Trump administration’s two-for-one deregulation order survived a legal challenge Thursday by states that said it threatened a greenhouse gas rules and an education program for low-income children, to name a few.

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Democrats Press Mnuchin to Defend Stimulus Package Oversight Mandate

Concerned the White House will shake off terms of oversight laid out for a $500 billion chunk of the $2 trillion coronavirus relief package, in a letter issued Tuesday, a trio of Democratic Senators urged Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin to hold up his end of the hard-fought bargain.

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