House speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer said they’ll take action “in the Congress, in the Courts, and in the public”, to oppose Trump’s declaration of an emergency.
Pelosi and Schumer, the Democrats’ two most senior officials, said Trump’s decision to declare an emergency is unlawful, and would “shred the Constitution” by circumventing Congress’ power to control spending.
White House officials say some of the money would come from military construction projects. Pelosi and Schumer say Trump would be using money needed “for the security of our military and our nation.”
Democrats can file lawsuits and force congressional votes to block Trump’s money transfers. Trump could veto the legislation should it pass.
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