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President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily blocking federal funding for the construction of a pipeline through the Missouri River was signed into law in Texas.
Trump signed the order Wednesday, calling it an emergency measure designed to protect the public from the effects of climate change.
Trump also said he would seek a stay of the order and that the decision would be appealed.
The Trump administration is not allowed to use the money to construct a pipeline that crosses the Missouri river.___Reuters and AP contributed to this report.