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Tag: Xavier Becerra

  • Friday, August 5th 2022 - 07:48 UTC

    Monkeypox declared a health emergency in the US

    Becerra admitted expediting potential treatments and vaccines was being considered

    The United States Government Thursday declared monkeypox a health emergency amid an increasing number of infections nationwide. The decision allows the agencies concerned to have access to emergency funds and manage vaccines and treatments for the malady, which has not yet been linked to any death in the country.

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  • Tuesday, February 19th 2019 - 09:19 UTC

    Sixteen states sue Trump on his national emergency order to build the wall with Mexico

    “Use of those additional federal funds for the construction of a border wall is contrary to Congress's intent in violation of the US Constitution” the complaint said

    Sixteen US states sued President Donald Trump's administration on Monday over his decision to declare a national emergency to fund a wall on the southern border with Mexico, saying the move violated the constitution. The lawsuit, filed in a federal court in California, said the president's order was contrary to the Presentment Clause that outlines legislative procedures and the Appropriations Clause, which defines Congress as the final arbiter of public funds.