President Donald Trump has vowed to veto a possible resolution that aims to stop his declaration of a national emergency to build a wall along the US southern border.
Trump’s threat came on Friday a few hours after Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the House of Representatives, said the House would vote on the measure on Tuesday.
The resolution was introduced by House Democrats in a bid to challenge Trump’s assertion that he could get funding from Congress to build his promised wall along the US-Mexico border.
Speaking to reporters, Trump vowed to veto the measure if it passed both chambers and got to his desk.
“On the wall? Will I veto it? One hundred percent. One hundred percent, and I don’t think it survives a veto. We have too many smart people that want border security, so I can’t imagine that it could survive a veto,” Trump told reporters in the Oval Office.
“What the president is attempting is an unconstitutional power grab,”…