Trump’s border wall joins 31 other national emergencies currently in effect

President Trump’s “national emergency” declaration to complete construction of his multibillion-dollar wall along the U.S.-Mexico border Friday came as a shock to some Americans. There is less than $1.4 billion in the budget deal the Senate and House approved on Feb. 14 — enough … Read More

Legal challenges to Trump emergency declaration face uphill battle

(Reuters) – Democratic lawmakers, states and others mulling legal challenges to President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration to obtain funds to build a U.S.-Mexico border wall face an uphill and probably losing battle in a showdown likely to be decided … Read More