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Judge blocks Trump's border wall emergency

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Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk, 12/10/2019 8:12:23 PM

A federal judge in Texas issued a permanent injunction Tuesday blocking President Trump from using billions of dollars Congress earmarked for the Defense Department to instead build his border wall. Judge David Briones, a Clinton appointee to the bench, had previously ruled Mr. Trump’s move illegal, but had given both sides a chance to argue over what the remedy should be. “Because defendants’ actions are unlawful and the people’s representatives — Congress — declined to augment the border wall budget as defendants attempt, the public interest would be served by halting them,” the judge wrote.


This time, same excuse: "President Trump "exceeding" his executive authority. Haven't these activist judges read the Constitution, with its "Separation of Powers"? A President has very specific ones, as does the Legislature. His prime one is to protect US. The Legislature gives him the money.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Bur Oak 12/10/2019 8:22:15 PM (No. 258404)
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Reply 2 - Posted by: JunkYardDog 12/10/2019 8:23:40 PM (No. 258405)
This so-called judge now joins the mile-long list of Democrats with blood on their hands-the blood of anyone harmed because of a crime caused by an illegal alien, the blood of anyone harmed trying to cross the border due to the slew of immigration loopholes intentionally in existence thru the efforts of the leftists in the fed gvt, and judiciary.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Chuzzles 12/10/2019 9:02:17 PM (No. 258421)
I loathe these judges. If they want to condemn us to carnage, then IIRC, Obama made it legal to bus illegals and others to any neighborhood deemed not diverse enough. This judge needs some new neighbors. A whole lot of them.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 12/10/2019 9:03:20 PM (No. 258422)
Congress has the authority to restrict the lower federal courts' jurisdiction. While I presently believe the lower federal courts to be superfluous and pernicious, perhaps they could be usefully employed in helping the state courts clear their traffic and domestic relations courts' backlogs.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: IdahoJoe 12/10/2019 9:14:44 PM (No. 258429)
What about the decision in late July by the Supreme Court that PDT was allowed to use military funds to build the wall? How many times does this have to be decided and why does some low-level judge think he can re-decide?
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Phantomll 12/10/2019 9:39:21 PM (No. 258438)
I'm sick of unelected federal judges, Clinton or Obama appointees, making these kind of rulings!
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Jethro bo 12/10/2019 9:57:48 PM (No. 258444)
Just this August, this Clinton black robed demigod was reversed by the 5th Circuit on an illegal deportation decision. The Clinton judge rules an illegal deported four times could not be charge with illegal entry a 5th time because the goobernemt didn't give the illegal proper notice the first deportation in 2013. So each subsequent illegal entry and deportation was invalid. It only took a 3 judge ruling on the 5th circuit to overturn this activist legislator from the bench crazy arse decision. I expect a rational and conservative 5th Circuit toonce again find this rogue El Paso Clinton judge to be crazy as a desert road runner!
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Reply 8 - Posted by: JediJerry 12/10/2019 10:33:13 PM (No. 258460)
On the way to another big winning day in the Supreme Court. The public would be well served if this judge unexpectedly went to meet his Judge at the Pearly Gates and told him he would be better served by spending eternity in a place that's very hot and uncomfortable and ran by a dude in a red cape with horns and a flaming pitchfork.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: XCenturion 12/10/2019 10:50:49 PM (No. 258467)
Post judge Briones home address at the border advising illegals that he is giving free legal advice and will provide sanctuary.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Heil Liberals 12/10/2019 11:13:40 PM (No. 258480)
Make the court enforce it.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Rumblehog 12/10/2019 11:25:13 PM (No. 258489)
Time to start Impeaching and Removing Judges.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: DVC 12/11/2019 12:40:53 AM (No. 258521)
Just ignore this jerk. It is a declared emergency, the courts have NO jurisdiction. Tell him to pound sand.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: bighambone 12/11/2019 1:32:46 AM (No. 258537)
Clearly this matter will ultimately be decided by the US Supreme Court.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Trigger2 12/11/2019 2:07:26 AM (No. 258564)
Didn't the SC already rule on this?
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