President Trump called a judge he named "Activist Obama" on Saturday after a federal judge blocked the government's plan to redistribute money to build a wall on the southern border with Mexico.
Another activist appointed by Obama The judge has just decided against us on a section of the south wall that is already under construction, "he said. "This is a decision against border security and in favor of crime, drugs and trafficking."
Richter temporarily blocks Trump's plans for building boundary walls.
Trump said the government is calling for an "accelerated call".
Late-Friday US District Judge Haywood Gilliam's ruling temporarily prevents the government from using funds for two projects in connection with the Wall in Arizona and Texas by diverting money that Congress has not approved.
Trump declared a national emergency in February and uses this statement to divert funds from the Pentagon after Congress did not approve the president's demand for wall funding of more than $ 5 billion.
"Congress's" absolute "control over federal spending ̵
"In short, the position that the executive, if Congress rejects the executive's request for adequate funding, may simply find a way to do it, is not consistent with these means of spending without Congress." with the principles of separation of powers that go back to the beginnings of our republic. "
Gilliam's decision does not prevent the Trump administration from using other sources to fund the Wall, and he rejected a request from California and 19 other states To prevent the diversion of $ 600 million to the wall After a 35-day government stalemate, there was controversy on both sides of the aisle A resolution rejecting the declaration was passed by both chambers of Congress, but was voted on Desk of the President rejected The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., And the chairman of the Democratic Sena ts, Chuck Schumer, DN.Y., called it a "takeover by a disappointed president," but it was not close to the $ 5 billion demanded by Trump.
The White House considered an additional $ 8 billion in existing funds that could be used for the Wall, of which $ 3.5 billion could be moved from the Defense Department's military budget.
Trump predicted a difficult litigation when he declared the national emergency and said he believed he would land in the Supreme Court.
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"We will have a national emergency and will be sued," said Trump, adding added that the federal appeals courts could certainly decide against his administration. Englisch: www.germnews.de/archive/gn/1996/03/27.html. "Then we'll end up in the Supreme Court and hopefully we'll get a fair shake and win at the Supreme Court – just like the [travel] ban."
The case is one of Thursday On Thursday, a judge in Washington heard arguments about a House bill claiming it violated the Constitution.
The judge considered whether the House could sue the President instead of settling a dispute through the political process.
Louis Casiano of Fox News, Brooke Singman and The Associated Press contributed to this report.