Ex-Security Officials Blast Trump Emergency Edict

A group of 58 former national security officials issued a statement Monday saying there is no factual basis for President Donald Trump’s invocation of emergency powers to build a wall along the southern border, a day before the House of Representatives is expected to vote to terminate the declaration.

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House Resolution Against Trump Emergency Set for Friday

House Democrats will file a resolution Friday aimed at blocking the national emergency declaration that President Trump has issued to help finance his wall along the Mexican border, teeing up a clash over billions of dollars, immigration policy and the Constitution’s separation of powers.

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Trump Indicates He Won’t Declare Emergency ‘So Fast’

President Donald Trump tamped down expectations that he is close to declaring a national emergency to get the money he desires to build his long-promised U.S.-Mexico border wall as a three-week impasse closing parts of the government continued on Friday.

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