House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Trump's shadow. Photo: Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images

The House failed on Tuesday, 248-181, to get the two-thirds majority necessary to override the first veto of Donald Trump's presidency, which he had issued in response to Congress voting to terminate his emergency declaration.

Why it matters: Trump's national emergency, which he declared in order to collect $3.6 billion of the $8 billion he has requested for a border wall, will stay in effect as a number of lawsuits challenging its legality work their way through the courts.

Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement after the vote:

"Both chambers of Congress — a Democratic House and a Republican Senate — resoundingly rejected the President's sham emergency declaration by passing H.J.Res.46. This will provide significant evidence for the courts as they review lawsuits. The President's lawless emergency declaration clearly violates the Congress' exclusive power of the purse, and the Congress will work through the appropriations and defense authorization processes to terminate this dangerous action and restore our constitutional system of balance of powers."

What to watch: The Pentagon Monday night authorized up to $1 billion for building the wall, but that authorization was rejected on Tuesday by House Armed Services chairman Adam Smith.

  • Per Politico, it's unclear to what extent Smith's rejection can affect the $1 billion authorization, since the Pentagon was acting on orders from the president.

Earlier this month, the Defense Department provided Congress with a plan to collect $12.9 billion for the border wall from various military construction projects across the country.

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Coronavirus dashboard

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  1. Global: Total confirmed cases as of 8 a.m. ET: 19,401,935 — Total deaths: 721,906 — Total recoveries — 11,767,805Map.
  2. U.S.: Total confirmed cases as of 8 a.m. ET: 4,942,747 — Total deaths: 161,367 — Total recoveries: 1,623,870 — Total tests: 60,415,558Map.
  3. Politics: Trump says he's prepared to sign executive orders on coronavirus aid.
  4. Education: Cuomo says all New York schools can reopen for in-person learning.
  5. Public health: Surgeon general urges flu shots to prevent "double whammy" with coronavirus — Massachusetts pauses reopening after uptick in coronavirus cases.
  6. World: Africa records over 1 million coronavirus cases — Gates Foundation puts $150 million behind coronavirus vaccine production.

The silver linings of online school

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Online learning can be frustrating for students, teachers and parents, but some methods are working.

The big picture: Just as companies are using this era of telework to try new things, some principals, teachers and education startups are treating remote learning as a period of experimentation, too.

Warren and Clinton to speak on same night of Democratic convention

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Hillary Clinton both are slated to speak on the Wednesday of the Democratic convention — Aug. 19 — four sources familiar with the planning told Axios.

Why it matters: That's the same night Joe Biden's running mate (to be revealed next week) will address the nation. Clinton and Warren represent two of the most influential wise-women of Democratic politics with the potential to turn out millions of establishment and progressive voters in November.