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House Sues Members Of Trump Admin. Over Emergency Declaration

The Democrat-led House representatives files a lawsuit against members of President Trump’s administration over his national emergency declaration.
The lawsuit claims the president’s act violates the constitution’s appropriations clause, by taking money from funds reserved for other purposes.
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., insists that Attorney General William Barr send to Congress the full report by special counsel Robert Mueller on the Russia probe with all its underlying evidence, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, April 4, 2019. She also defended the move by House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal, D-Mass., to demand President Donald Trump’s tax returns for six years. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Reports said the lawsuit includes top secretaries and their departments, but does not name President Trump.
The national emergency was declared after Democrats denied the president’s request for border wall funding, causing the recent government shutdown.
Congress later passed legislation to block the act, prompting President Trump to issue his first veto.

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