President Donald Trump declared a national emergency at the US-Mexico border, but will he finally get the funds for his promised wall? The Democrat-controlled House and Republican-controlled Senate are poised to both pass a resolution to block the national emergency, but if Trump vetoes it, Congress’s rare move may only be a symbolic one.
SOURCES AND FURTHER READING:
Meet the 13 Republicans who rebuked Trump over his national emergency
How Mitch McConnell lost control
What exactly is a national emergency? Here’s what that means and what happens next
Rand Paul’s vote likely gives Senate enough to oppose national emergency declaration
Trump’s emergency makes it harder to build the wall (Opinion)
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