How Congress could embarrass Donald Trump on the border wall


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.


Meet the 13 Republicans who rebuked Trump over his national emergency

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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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