California Sues Over Trump Border Wall

California sued the Trump Administration over its plans to test or enhance walls and barriers that divide the United States from Mexico, alleging the President's actions violate state environmental rules and federal regulations.

"I think there's plenty of evidence to show that the law has been violated," state Attorney General Xavier Becerra told reporters as he stood along the border near San Diego Wednesday.

"No one gets to ignore the laws, not even the President of the United States. In California, we make every effort to follow the rules," he said. 

Even though none of Trump's border wall has been built the lawsuit claims prototype sections and solid barriers that replace fencing are being installed without a required Environmental Impact Statement.

The case also alleges the Department of Homeland Security has cited an expired legal exemption for border security projects, and in doing so, violated separation of powers laws in the U.S. Constitution.

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