Trump Vs. Congress: Battle over border emergency

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President Trump’s first veto could happen this week, defending his declaration of a national emergency to use money from the military to build a wall at the border with Mexico.

 With help from four Republicans, the Senate is poised to reject the president’s plan with a resolution of disapproval. The Senate is expected to vote on the measure — which the House passed last week in a 245-182 vote — by March 15.

 Meanwhile, the House Judiciary Committee is ramping up its investigation into potential Constitutional abuses and public corruption by the president. They’re seeking documents from 81 trump associates, including his son, Donald Trump Jr., and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner. 

 Some have already told the committee they won’t respond without a subpoena.

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