The New York: Answers to 4 Key Questions About Trump’s Declaration of an Emergency16 February 2019 | 00:17 | FOCUS News Agency
Democrats are fuming, and many members of Mr. Trump’s party are uneasy about the precedent that such a declaration will set. Lawmakers seeking to block the president have two paths — one in Congress, the other in the courts.
Democrats, who control the House, will drive the opposition. Party leaders did not detail their plans on Thursday, as they reviewed options and awaited the text of the president’s declaration. But outspoken senior lawmakers indicated that they will likely use both paths at once.
“He may want to talk to a good lawyer,” said Senator Patrick J. Leahy of Vermont, the top Democrat on the Appropriations Committee.
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