/House Effort to Override Trump Veto on National Emergency Measure Comes up Short

House Effort to Override Trump Veto on National Emergency Measure Comes up Short

WASHINGTON—House Democrats came up short Tuesday in an effort to override President Trump’s veto of a measure aimed at rolling back his declaration of a national emergency.

The 248-181 vote, which didn’t clear the two-thirds threshold, was the coda of a long struggle over funding a wall along the border with Mexico. Both the Democratic-led House and GOP-controlled Senate had previously passed a resolution rejecting Mr. Trump’s declaration of an emergency at the southern border, prompting him to issue his first veto earlier…