Issues, States

CA Judge Blocks Trump Order on Sanctuary City Money

In yet another example of judicial tyranny, a federal judge in San Francisco — big surprise — has issued a block on President Trump’s order to withhold federal funding for sanctuary cities.

But this block is entirely a different sort than the judicial blocks on refugee travel.

Here’s why.

Whereas the travel ban block forces Trump to NOT take action, the funding order block is mandate that Trump MUST take action.

Or he could simply sit on his hands and not release funds from federal agencies.

This could setup a constitutional war between the judiciary and the White House.

Get your popcorn.

Here’s more from Fox News…

A federal judge in San Francisco has blocked a Trump administration order to withhold funding from communities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities.

U.S. District Judge William Orrick issued the temporary ruling Tuesday in a lawsuit over the executive order targeting so-called sanctuary cities. The decision will stay in place while the lawsuit moves through court.

The Republican president’s administration and two California governments that sued over the order disagreed about its scope.

San Francisco and Santa Clara County argued that it threatened billions of dollars in federal funding.

But an attorney for the Justice Department, Chad Readler, said at a recent court hearing that it applied to a limited set of grants.

Readler said less than $1 million was at stake nationally and possibly no San Francisco funding.

 

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