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Supreme Court OKs Pentagon funds for border wall

by Mickey McLean
Posted 7/27/19, 12:17 pm

Thanks to the U.S. Supreme Court, the Trump administration can now send construction crews to the U.S. southern border to build sections of a wall using $2.5 billion in Department of Defense funds. The five conservative justices on the court Friday reversed a lower court decision and lifted a freeze on Pentagon funds President Donald Trump sought for wall construction after declaring a national emergency in February. “Wow!

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Supreme Court pays respect to late Justice Stevens

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 7/22/19, 02:03 pm

WASHINGTON—Supreme Court justices, joined by President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump and other dignitaries, honored former Justice John Paul Stevens on Monday as his body lay in repose at the court. Stevens, a Supreme Court justice for almost 35 years after his nomination by President Gerald Ford in 1975, died at age 99 last week after a stroke.

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Former Justice John Paul Stevens dies

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 7/17/19, 10:57 am

Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens died in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Monday after suffering a stroke. He was 99. Stevens served nearly 35 years on the high court after President Gerald Ford appointed him in 1975, making him the third-longest serving justice. “He brought to our bench an inimitable blend of kindness, humility, wisdom and independence,” Chief Justice John Roberts said in a statement. “His unrelenting commitment to justice has left us a better nation.”

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