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    White House Readies for ‘Emergency’ Challenges

    Following President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency in order to build his border wall, critics are heaping legal hurdles in his way. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said he’ll sue, together with several over states, while a number of advocacy groups have already made similar moves. Senior White House adviser Stephen Miller said Trump would “protect his national emergency declaration, guaranteed.”

    Are Republicans worried? As OZY reports, some fear that Trump is spending his political and legal capital on a fight that’s not worth the cost.

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