Federal Judge Deals Blow To Obama Presidential Library, Allows Lawsuit To Move Forward

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Federal Judge Deals Blow To Obama Presidential Library, Allows Lawsuit To Move Forward

Federal Judge Deals Blow To Obama Presidential Library, Allows Lawsuit To Move Forward
Feb 20, 2019
Daily Wire

“The Obama Foundation and the University of Chicago created this controversy by insisting on the confiscation of public parkland,” said Charles A. Birnbaum, President & CEO of The Cultural Landscape Foundation told the Daily Wire in an emailed statement. “The Obama Foundation could make this issue go away by using vacant and/or city-owned land on the South Side for the Obama Presidential Center (which is planned to be a private facility rather than a presidential library administered by the National Archives), or, better still, land owned by the University of Chicago, which submitted the winning bid to host the Center.”