Supreme Court rules Trump can use military funds for border wall construction


SCOTUS: Trump can use Pentagon funds for wallThe Supreme Court on Friday ruled that the Trump administration can start using military funds to construct a wall on the southern border, handing the president a major legal victory.

The court’s four liberal justices each at least partially dissented on the ruling.
President Trump hailed the news in a tweet, calling it "a Big WIN for Border Security and the Rule of Law!"
The administration had asked the justices earlier this month to temporarily pause lower court rulings that blocked officials from tapping some of the diverted Pentagon dollars for border wall construction.