Trump overrules Congress with veto to protect border emergency declaration

  • Trump announces first veto since taking office in 2017
  • President calls congressional action ‘dangerous and ‘reckless’
  • Trump issues veto – follow the latest live

Donald Trump has issued his first legislative veto since taking office, overruling Congress to protect his declaration of a national emergency to secure funds for a wall on the US border with Mexico.

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