A federal judge in Washington, D.C. has found that the U.S. House of Representatives doesn’t have standing to sue the Trump Administration over plans to redirect government funds to pay to build a wall on the nation’s border with Mexico.
In a 24-page opinion issued Monday, U.S. District Judge Trevor McFadden of the District of Columbia on Monday quoted from The Federalist Papers writing that judicial independence “requires that the courts ‘take no active resolution whatever’ in political fights between the other branches” of the federal government.
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