Rep. Jason Smith Calls for Legal Response to Freeze on Border Wall Funds

Rep. Jason Smith, R-Mo., on Friday wrote a letter to state attorneys general calling on them to prepare a legal response to President Joe Biden’s January decision to suspend funding for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.

Smith claims in the letter, which was obtained by the Daily Caller, that Biden violated the Impoundment Control Act of 1974 that establishes that Congress has the sole authority over how the budget is used. He also contests the argument made by the Government Accountability Office that Biden’s change to the budget, which was signed by his predecessor, was a ”policy choice” and therefore did not . . .

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