Democrats to Force Vote Against Border Wall Funding

Senate Democrats will force a vote to terminate the national emergency President Donald Trump declared in February that allowed him to move money from other federal accounts into the fund for his long-promised border wall, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Tuesday.

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Southern Governors Ready States for Hurricane Dorian

As Hurricane Dorian moves away from the flooded remains of the Bahamas, governors across the American South are ordering evacuations, declaring states of emergency and asking for federal support ahead of the storm’s expected U.S. landfall. 

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DOJ Tells Texas Court it Should Not Judge Merits of Trump’s Border Declaration

Lawyers for the Trump administration told a federal judge in Texas Thursday that the nation’s lawmakers, not its courts, should determine whether or not the president’s declaration of an emergency at the southern border constitutes an abuse of power, as critics have alleged in multiple lawsuits playing out across the country.

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