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The 4 Legal Challenges Facing Trump's Emergency Declaration

The 4 Legal Challenges Facing Trump's Emergency DeclarationSince President Donald Trump declared a national emergency to build a border wall multiple groups are already challenging the move in court.



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Trump news: California attorney general sues White House over national emergency declaration with 12 states expected to join

Trump news: California attorney general sues White House over national emergency declaration with 12 states expected to joinDonald Trump is being accused of waging a “relentless attack” on the FBI since taking office as the fallout from his decision to declare a national emergency to secure border wall funding continues. The remark comes from former deputy director of the bureau Andrew McCabe – dismissed by ex-attorney general Jeff Sessions in March 2018 after being accused of leaking information to the media – in an interview with NPR’s Morning Edition to promote his new insider account of the bureau, The Threat. President Trump has already responded angrily on Twitter to Mr McCabe’s appearance on CBS’s 60 Minutes on Sunday, in which the latter said he had discussed removing the president under the 25th Amendment and ordered an investigation into whether ex-director James Comey was removed in May 2017 to impede the Russian election hacking investigation.



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Donald Trump's emergency declaration is an attack on democracy

Donald Trump's emergency declaration is an attack on democracyInvoking a bogus emergency to build a wall Congress rejected will have long-term impacts on the rule of law.



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Trump 'united the opposition and divided' GOP with emergency move: Matthew Dowd

Trump 'united the opposition and divided' GOP with emergency move: Matthew DowdThe "This Week" Powerhouse Roundtable debates the week in politics, including the president's national emergency declaration and the 2020 election.



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Trump to veto Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez resolution blocking national emergency unless Republicans lend support

Trump to veto Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez resolution blocking national emergency unless Republicans lend supportDonald Trump is prepared to issue the first veto of his presidency over a national emergency declaration his critics have slammed as an unconstitutional power grab, a senior White House official said on Sunday. White House senior adviser Stephen Miller told Fox News Sunday that “the president is going to protect his national emergency declaration”. The president declared the emergency Friday in an effort to go around Congress to fund his border wall.



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Trump declared a national emergency over a border wall. What happens next?

Trump declared a national emergency over a border wall. What happens next?After weeks of threatening to declare a national emergency for his controversial border wall, President Trump finally did so. Here's what will come next.



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Trump doesn’t let facts get in the way of declaring a national emergency

Trump doesn’t let facts get in the way of declaring a national emergencyA U.S. Border Patrol agent listens from the front row as President Donald Trump declares a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border during remarks about border security in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C., Feb. 15, 2019. President Trump’s rambling declaration of a national emergency, the intent of which was to fund a barrier along hundreds of miles on the U.S. border with Mexico, was filled with factual inaccuracies, misleading statements and contradictions. In his Rose Garden remarks on Friday, Trump repeated many of the same disproven claims he has made over the last several weeks about drug smuggling, human trafficking and other crime at the border.



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Trump declares emergency for border wall, House panel launches probe

Trump declares emergency for border wall, House panel launches probeThe Republican president’s move to circumvent Congress represented an escalation in his efforts to make good on a 2016 presidential campaign pledge to build a wall to halt the flow into the country of illegal immigrants, who Trump says bring crime and drugs. Hours after Trump’s announcement, the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives’ Judiciary Committee said it had launched an investigation into the emergency declaration. In a letter to Trump, committee Democrats asked him to make available for a hearing White House and Justice Department officials involved in the action.



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Ann Coulter after Trump's order: ‘The only national emergency is that our president is an idiot’

Ann Coulter after Trump's order: ‘The only national emergency is that our president is an idiot’President Donald Trump's announcement Friday that he was declaring a national emergency wasn't received well by all Republicans, none more vocal than Ann Coulter.



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California may sue Trump over emergency wall declaration

California may sue Trump over emergency wall declarationSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is likely to sue President Donald Trump over his emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, the state attorney general said Friday.



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