national emergency

President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference about the coronavirus in the Rose Garden of the White House.
Evan Vucci/AP Photo
AP News
March 13, 2020 - 3:44 pm
President Donald Trump announced Friday that he is declaring the coronavirus pandemic a national emergency, as Washington struggles with providing Americans with relief and officials race to slow the spread of the outbreak. Read more here.
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Philadelphia students participated in the youth climate strike at LOVE Park.
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Steve Tawa
March 15, 2019 - 4:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Teenagers skipped classes Friday to show some love for the planet. Young demonstrators from across the globe rallied for the same cause, declaring climate change a national emergency. Philadelphia students were no exception. They participated in the youth climate...
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President Donald Trump signs the first veto of his presidency in the Oval Office of the White House.
Evan Vucci/AP
March 15, 2019 - 4:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) —Unbowed by a congressional rebuke, President Donald Trump issued the first veto of his presidency on Friday in a demonstration that he is not through fighting for his signature campaign promise, which stands largely unfulfilled 18 months before voters decide whether to grant him...
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From left: Sen. Pat Toomey, Sen. Bob Casey
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Justin Udo
March 14, 2019 - 2:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The U.S. Senate voted Thursday afternoon on a resolution to reject President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration. It's not a big surprise that Senate Democrats voted for the measure, but 12 Republicans broke party lines to do the same, including Pennsylvania...
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In this March 13, 2019, photo, reporters pose questions to Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, March 13, 2019.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
March 14, 2019 - 9:00 am
UPDATED: 2:55 p.m. ___ WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-run Senate rejected President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the southwest border on Thursday, setting up a veto fight and dealing him a conspicuous rebuke as he tested how boldly he could ignore Congress in pursuit of...
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Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., with, from left, Sens. Todd Young, R-In., Roy Blunt, R-Mo., Barasso, John Thune, R-S.D., Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 26
Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Photo
February 26, 2019 - 6:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats ignored a veto threat and rammed legislation through the House Tuesday that would stymie President Donald Trump's bid for billions of extra dollars for his border wall, escalating a clash over whether he was abusing his powers to advance his paramount campaign pledge...
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Air Force Gen. Terrence O'Shaughnessy
Carolyn Kaster/AP
February 26, 2019 - 1:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Under pointed questioning from senators, the top U.S. general for homeland defense said Tuesday that he sees no military threat coming from the southern border with Mexico, but his focus in on "very real" threats from China and Russia in the north. Air Force Gen. Terrence O'...
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Fifty-eight former senior national security officials, both Democrat and Republican, will issue a statement Monday saying "there is no factual basis" to President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency on the US southern border.
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February 25, 2019 - 8:33 am
By Kate Sullivan, CNN (CNN) -- Fifty-eight former senior national security officials, both Democrat and Republican, will issue a statement Monday saying "there is no factual basis" to President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency on the US southern border. "Under no plausible...
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California Attorney General Xavier Becerra is preparing to file a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration, Becerra told CNN's Kate Bolduan
CNN
February 18, 2019 - 8:36 pm
By Priscilla Alvarez, CNN (CNN) -- Sixteen states on Monday evening filed a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration. The group of states, led by California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, filed the lawsuit in the US District Court for the Northern District of...
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President Donald Trump
Evan Vucci/AP
February 17, 2019 - 11:26 am
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is prepared to issue the first veto of his term if Congress votes to disapprove his declaration of a national emergency along the U.S.-Mexico border, a top White House adviser said on Sunday. White House senior adviser Stephen Miller told "Fox...
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