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Upcoming In The House Of Representatives: Public Displays Of Trump Challenges

February 26, 2019
Kelsey Snell | NPR
The Democratic-controlled House of Representatives is expected to pass a resolution blocking the president from using a national security declaration to pay to build a border wall.
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Pelosi says House will vote on resolution opposing Trump’s emergency declaration

February 21, 2019
Rachael Bade, Mike DeBonis | The Washington Post
Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday night that the House will vote in the coming days on a resolution rejecting President Trump’s national emergency declaration, encouraging fellow Democrats to support the effort as they try to stop Trump’s push to expand efforts to build a barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border.
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Trump defiant in face of another lawsuit over national emergency

February 20, 2019
Kristen Welker | NBC News
President Trump remained confident Tuesday in the face of another lawsuit, filed by the American Civil Liberties Union, filed over his national emergency declaration to secure border wall funding.
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