Supreme Court allows use of Pentagon money for border wall

Admin can use $2.5B from Department of Defense

By Stephen Anthony Sobek
Copyright 2019 CNN

WASHINGTON (CNN) - The Supreme Court cleared the way for the Trump administration to use $2.5 billion from the Department of Defense to construct parts of a wall along the southwestern border that the government argues is necessary to protect national security.

The Supreme Court's order is a significant win for President Donald Trump, who is likely to use the construction of a wall as a major talking point on the campaign trail.

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