Supreme Court Lets Trump Border Wall Move Forward, But Legal Fight Still Looms

A lower court had initially frozen the $2.5 billion in defense funds Trump had sought to use amid his emergency declaration earlier this year. Now liberal groups are seeking an expedited hearing.
A Border Patrol officer guards the U.S.-Mexico border fence in Nogales, Ariz., in February. The Supreme Court on Friday said the Trump administration could continue with its plan to use military funds to build a wall along sections of the southern border. Source: Ariana Drehsler

Updated at 8:02 p.m. ET

The Supreme Court has allowed the Trump administration to use military funds to build sections of the president's desired border wall while litigation is ongoing.

A lower court had initially frozen the $2.5 billion in funds, and an appeals court had agreed. But

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