Trump Judge Overturns National Evictions Moratorium

Newsweek reports:

A federal judge has vacated a nationwide eviction moratorium put in place by the CDC to aid millions of renters who are struggling financially amid the coronavirus pandemic.

U.S. District Judge Dabney Friedrich, who was appointed by former President Donald Trump, ruled Wednesday that the CDC overstepped its authority by extending the moratorium.

The temporary hold on evictions was originally included in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which was passed by Congress in March 2020 and signed into law by Trump. The CDC, under President Joe Biden’s administration, sought to extend the moratorium to June 30.

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