House Speaker Pelosi confirms House Democrats may mount 'legal challenge' to Trump 'emergency'
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Under pressure from the Fox News programs he watches on television, Donald Trump has declared that the absence of his demanded "border wall" now constitutes a supposed national emergency. This gives Trump broad theoretical powers to siphon money from other parts of government toward his own vanity project, to the tune of billions.

That's the Trump administration's theory. In practice, declaring a national emergency in the absence of any true emergency is considered legally dodgy at best; most...

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