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House Democrats are suing the Trump administration to block his national emergency and stop border wall construction

"The House will once again defend our Democracy and our Constitution, this time in the courts," Nancy Pelosi said.
The House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

Trump’s national emergency declaration for a border wall survives after House fails to override veto

Congress' inability to override Trump's veto means that, for the time being, the national emergency declaration to build a border wall will go on as planned.
Marines fortify the Arizona-Mexico border with concertina wire near the San Luis II Port of Entry, November 21, 2018.

The Marine Corps’ top general says Trump’s deployments to US-Mexico border are hurting combat readiness

Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Robert Neller says border-security deployments and other unplanned expenses are putting combat readiness at risk.
President Donald Trump/

Americans overwhelmingly want Congress to defy Trump and override his veto of the resolution to end his border-wall emergency declaration

Forty-six percent of respondents support a congressional override of President Donald Trump's veto, while just 27% of people in the survey oppose the move.

Trump issues his first presidential veto, striking down Senate resolution to terminate his national-emergency declaration for a border wall

Trump vetoed a Senate resolution to terminate his national-emergency declaration to build additional physical barriers along the US-Mexico border.
Heavy machinery knocks down a prototype for U.S. President Donald Trump's proposed wall to make way for a new section of actual border fencing near San Diego, California, as seen from Tijuana, Mexico February 27, 2019.

Trump’s border wall prototypes have been demolished

The designs won't be used on the actual border anytime soon — the barriers funded by Congress have to use "existing" designs only.
Prototypes for US President Donald Trump's border wall with Mexico are seen behind the current border fence in this picture taken from the Mexican side of the border in Tijuana, Mexico, January 27, 2018.

Trump’s border wall prototypes are about to be demolished

The designs won't be used on the actual border anytime soon — the barriers funded by Congress have to use "existing" designs only.

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.