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225 Democrats and 1 Republican cosponsor a resolution to block Trump’s national emergency declaration for his border wall

"He has throughout his presidency sought to undermine the judiciary, and now the legislative branches of government," Rep. Joaquin Castro said.
A map showing the 16 states that filed a lawsuit against Trump's national emergency declaration on Monday.

16 states are suing Trump for declaring a national emergency over his border wall: ‘A constitutional crisis of his own making’

The states say President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency to unlock more funds to build his wall is unconstitutional.
President Donald Trump departs after declaring a national emergency at the US-Mexico border while speaking about border security in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington on February 15, 2019.

Trump’s national emergency for border wall will ‘quickly’ face legal challenges and sets a dangerous precedent, experts say

"There is an immense danger in a president declaring a national emergency because his policy preferences are not shared by Congress."

Trump’s 2014 comments criticizing Obama for taking executive action ‘because he is unable to negotiate w/ Congress’ are coming back ...

Several 2014 remarks from President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence resurfaced in the wake of Trump's national emergency declaration.

Here’s the full text of Trump’s national emergency declaration to build his border wall

Trump sent a letter to the Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi to inform Congress of his decision.
rst lady Melania Trump appears with President Donald Trump at a public event for the first time in almost a month at a hurricane response briefing at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in Washington, U.S., June 6, 2018.

The Trump administration is already being sued 4 hours after the president’s emergency declaration

"We're suing because the government has so far failed produce the requested documents or provide an explanation for their delay."
A prototype of SpaceX's Starship rocket stands vertically at the company's launch site in Boca Chica, Texas.

A $1.37 billion border-security deal might save SpaceX’s launch site in Texas, where Elon Musk hopes to fire off moon and Mars rockets

A 1,159-page billion bipartisan agreement may stop a US-Mexico border wall from cutting straight through SpaceX's Starship launch site in Texas.
President Donald Trump declares a national emergency at the US-Mexico border as he speaks about border security in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington on February 15, 2019.

Trump says he ‘didn’t need to’ declare national emergency but wants to get the border wall ‘done faster’

"I didn't need to do this," Trump said of the national-emergency declaration, adding, "I just want to get it done faster, that's all."

Republicans are hammering Beto O’Rourke for saying he would tear down the border wall

"Absolutely, I'd take the wall down," O'Rourke told MSNBC host Chris Hayes.

IT’S OFFICIAL: Trump declares national emergency to build his border wall

"There's been some concern in the media about whether or not this creates a dangerous precedent," Mulvaney said. "It actually creates zero precedent."