President Trump declares national emergency at border
Friday, 15 February 2019 President Donald Trump said Friday (Saturday NZ time) that he will declare a national emergency as a means to circumvent Congress and build additional border barriers. He is seeking to secure about $6.5 billion more in funding than...
Congressional Democrats and 12 GOP senators believe President Donald Trump lacked the authority to declare a national emergency last month so as to appropriate government money toward the construction..
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with White House spokesman Adam Kennedy about the path ahead for President Trump's emergency declaration to build the U.S.-Mexico... NPR Also reported by •Seattle Times •Sydney Morning Herald