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More than 50 people protest Trump emergency declaration outside Rep. Harris' office in Bel Air

More than 50 people protest Trump emergency declaration outside Rep. Harris' office in Bel Air

Kathleen Kelm has been retired from the Army for close to 25 years, but she continues to, as she swore in her oath upon joining the service, protect the U.S. Constitution.

She took part in a protest outside U.S. Rep. Andy Harris’ district office in Bel Air over President Donald J. Trump’s recent declaration of a national emergency, re-allocating more than $6 billion in federal money to fund construction of a security wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.

“I swore ... that I would protect the Constitution — it’s my duty,” said Kelm, who retired as a major from the Army Nurse Corps in 1995 after 15 years in the service. She still lives in post housing at Aberdeen Proving Ground’s...

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