As Turkey's military intensifies in north Syria, Trump is defending his decision to abandon Kurdish allies by claiming he wants to focus on the border wall.
Federal Judge David Briones ruled Friday that Trump violated the law in trying to seize funds to build his border wall without congressional authorization.
CBP officials admitted this week that despite Trump's claims, not a single new mile of border wall has been built in nearly three years in office.
No less than Ted Cruz was harshly critical of eminent domain as recently as the 2016 election campaign, when he ran campaign ads criticizing the practice.
Trump has been promising a big, beautiful, border wall for years now, but there still isn't a single section of new wall to show.