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Court: Yes, President Trump Can Cut Federal Funds For Sanctuary Cities

Jeff Katz
July 16, 2019 - 4:38 pm

The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Friday to uphold President Donald Trump's decisions to withhold federal funds from sanctuary cities, according to a report from Breitbart.

President Trump's administration made the decision to withhold certain federal law enforcement grant money to cities that allow safe harbor for illegal immigrants, including Los Angeles. The city challenged the decision in court, arguing that the decision violates federal law, but the Ninth Circuit upheld the decision, which means Attorney General William Barr can implement it.

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