The United States House of Representatives have decided to hold a vote on a resolution to block President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency.
Trump declared a national emergency this month to help get funding from Congress to build a controversial security wall on the border with Mexico.
The controversial border wall along the US-Mexico border is seen as Trump’s favorite project.
Opposition lawmakers say Trump’s emergency declaration is unconstitutional.
House representatives opposed to Trump’s costly wall intend to use a provision from the National Emergencies Act to try to terminate the declaration on Tuesday.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who is viewed as the leader of opposition to Trump’s policies, said after Trump’s declaration that she would block the national emergency declaration.
Pelosi insisted that lawmakers needed “to defend our democracy”, and expressed hope that Republicans would join Democrats…