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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., holds a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017. The top Democrat in the House criticized President Trump on his responses to hurricane assistance in Puerto Rico, saying it's heartbreaking and the president is dismissing them. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Pelosi Warns GOP: Dem POTUS Could Declare Emergency for Gun Control

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) warned Republicans on Thursday that they should worry about the “threshold that they are crossing” by supporting President Donald Trump’s expected declaration of a national emergency at the border because it could open the door to future Democrats in the White House declaring a national emergency on issues like gun control.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20: President Donald Trump formally signs his cabinet nominations into law, in the PresidentÕs Room of the Senate, at the Capitol in Washington, January 20, 2017. (Photo by J. Scott Applewhite - Pool/Getty Images)

Klukowski: President Trump Must Ensure Spending Bill Does Not Cancel Emergency Powers

The White House should be extremely cautious in studying every single word in Congress’s spending bill, because even a single phrase could negate every authority President Donald Trump currently has under federal law to build and fund the border wall, even canceling his authority to declare a national border emergency.

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Democrats Will Let Ilhan Omar Keep Committee Seats Despite Antisemitism

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Democratic Party leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives will allow Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) to retain her committee seats, including her seat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, despite her antisemitic comments Sunday alleging that Jews had bought Congress’s support for Israel.