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Look Who’s Trying to Seize Private Property

The Trump administration wants to use eminent domain to build the border wall.
Source: Mark Makela / Reuters

A candidate in the 2020 presidential race wants the federal government to seize the private property of dozens of Texans under the dubious pretext of a national emergency. I refer not to Bernie Sanders or Elizabeth Warren, but to President Donald Trump, whose lack of respect for private-property rights goes back decades.

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