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Trump Issues 1st Veto After Congressional Rebuke of His Emergency Border Declaration

Donald Trump issued the first-ever veto of his presidency on Friday, rejecting Congress' block of his emergency declaration to fund his long-promised wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Trump's move came after the Republican-controlled U.S. Senate voted 59-41 last Tuesday to overturn his emergency...
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U.S. Senate Votes to Overturn Trump's Emergency Declaration at Mexican Border

On Tuesday, by a vote of 59-41, the Republican-controlled U.S. Senate voted to overturn President Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the country's southwestern border with Mexico. “I believe the use of emergency powers in this circumstance violates the Constitution,” said Senator Jerry...
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16 States Sue Trump Over National Emergency as Protests Erupt Across U.S.

On Monday, 16 states filed a lawsuit against President Donald Trump for declaring a national emergency to fund his Mexican border wall. The suit alleges that Trump is acting "contrary to the will of Congress" by circumventing legislator-driven funding measures and that putting money from military...
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Trump Officially Declares National Emergency, Wants $8B for Border Wall

President Donald Trump declared a national emergency in the White House Rose Garden on Friday in his quest to secure funding for his long-promised wall at the U.S.-Mexico border. “I could do the wall over a longer period of time. I didn’t need to do this," Trump said about his decision to declare...
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