WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s declaration of an emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border (all times local):
President Donald Trump says the United States is facing an invasion and that our immigration system is stretched beyond the breaking point as he prepares to veto a resolution that blocked his declaration of a national emergency on the southern border.
Trump says the nation’s immigration laws are dangerous for the country and have to change.
Trump is likely to prevail on his national emergency declaration. Overturning a veto requires a two-thirds majority vote in the House and Senate. But there doesn’t appear to be enough votes to override it.
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