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Anything Congress: Declaration and Liberties Union

anything congress: The Friday announcement came hours after Trump signed the declaration and said he expected legal challenges, according to CTV. The civil rights group will argue that Trump's use of emergency powers is unprecedented and can't be used to build a border wall. The American Civil Liberties Union says it will file a lawsuit challenging U.S. President Donald Trump's emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexican border. ACLU Executive Director Anthony Romero says the declaration is 'patently illegal.' Their legal action would be separate from anything Congress may do. They say Trump's decision would shred the Constitution by usurping Congress' power to control spending. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi puh-LOH'-see and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer have also raised the possibility of legal action. ( As reported in the news.