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Donald Trump's plan to start building wall on Monday crumbles in court

Trump promised to appeal the ruling immediately, and complained that district court judges can issue nationwide injunctions

A file photo of the border wall in El Paso, Texas, as pictured from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico	Photo: Reuters
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A file photo of the border wall in El Paso, Texas, as pictured from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico Photo: Reuters

Kartikay Mehrotra | Bloomberg
President Donald Trump was ready to break ground Monday morning on his long-promised Mexico border wall.
 
But a court ruling late Friday dealt the president another setback. A federal judge who last month blocked a pair of construction projects in Arizona and New Mexico added four more sites in Arizona and California. And the Oakland, California-based judge turned his temporary injunction into a permanent one.
 
Trump promised to appeal the ruling immediately, and complained that district court judges can issue nationwide injunctions.
 
“We’ll appeal it right away,” he said at a news conference following the Group of

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First Published: Jun 29 2019 | 8:55 PM IST

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