16 states are suing to stop Trump’s national emergency. Do they have a chance?

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Analysis: California, Colorado and other states are making the case for why they are harmed by diverting federal funding to build a wall.

Sixteen states have filed a lawsuit in federal court in the Northern District of California against the president’s declaration of a national emergency, challenging his use of executive power as unconstitutional.

The complaint seeks to bar the administration from invoking emergency powers to divert money from other federal programs to fund the border wall.
Do states have standing to sue?

The Constitution limits federal judicial power by permitting it only to consider “Cases” and “Controversies.” This fundamental requirement of “standing” is about whether plaintiffs—here, the states—have a sufficiently “personal stake in the outcome” of the litigation.

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