Money Meant for the Afghan Military Is Paying for Trump's Border Wall
The Department of Defense has reallocated over $600 million from the Afghan National Security Forces to build the wall, following Trump's national emergency declaration.
A Court Might Block Trump's Wall as Vice President Pence Argues Judges Should Not Have the Power to
The ACLU is suing the Trump administration over the president's national emergency declaration.
What Can a President Do During a National Emergency Over Climate Change?
Environmental law experts say the presidential powers unlocked by declaring a national emergency are the wrong tools for solving the climate crisis.
Trump's National Emergency Declaration Spurs Protests Across the Country
Protesters took to the streets at more than 140 events across the United States on Monday to oppose President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency on the country's southern border.
Trump Said He 'Didn't Need to' Declare a National Emergency Over the Wall. Will That Destroy His Case?
Challengers to Trump's national-emergency declaration can use his own words against him.
The ACLU Will Sue Trump Over His National Emergency Declaration
Within hours of Trump declaring a national emergency on the border, the ACLU announced it would sue the president to prevent him from using military funds to pay for border wall construction.
Trump's National Emergency Declaration: An Essential Reading List
We've highlighted Pacific Standard's best stories on the national emergency over a border wall.
Trump Declared a National Emergency Over the Border Wall. What Will Happen Now?
A legal expert on emergency powers weighs in.
Trump Has Declared a National Emergency Over the Border Wall. What Legal Challenges Could He Face?
While the president has far-reaching powers in a state of emergency, experts say Trump could face legal challenges over specific provisions.
Trump's Opioid Commission Calls on Trump to Declare Opioid Epidemic a National Emergency
The last time officials declared a nationwide public health emergency in the United States was in 2009, for the H1N1 flu outbreak.