Fort Worth Star-Telegram: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Trump’s national emergency: ‘What he’s doing is wrong’

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi plans to do everything she can to prevent President Donald Trump from using federal dollars gained by declaring a national emergency to build his long-promised border wall.

On Monday, while in Fort Worth kicking off Women’s History Month at an all-girls school, she briefly touched on the issue, one week after the U.S. House passed a resolution to overturn the president’s declaration.

“Maybe he will just withdraw it, as some of the Republican senators are asking him to do because they know that it undermines the Constitution of the United States,” Pelosi said after speaking to students at the Young Women’s Leadership Academy. “He’s asking us to ignore the Oath of Office that we take to protect and defend the Constitution by this declaration.

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