House Fails to Override Trump’s Veto, Ensuring National Emergency Continues

The House of Representatives fell short of the two-thirds majority needed to override President Donald Trump’s veto Tuesday, ensuring his national emergency to secure border wall funding continues. Fourteen Republicans joined Democrats in voting for an override, the New York Times reports. This is one more than the number of Republican representatives who voted to […]

These Are the States Protesting President Trump’s Call for a U.S.-Mexico Border Wall

GOP President Donald Trump’s plans to build a U.S.-Mexico border wall face increased resistance from state governors, with Wisconsin’s Democratic chief executive being the latest. Meanwhile, the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives today is expected to decide whether to overturn Trump’s emergency declaration to build 700-miles of barriers. As the president seeks to fulfill his 2016 […]