What if Trump declares national emergency?

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President Trump says he will likely declare a national emergency at the southern border if Democrats don't agree to provide $5.7 billion for a border wall. It would allow the president to divert funds from the Department of Defense to help pay for construction. CBS News Washington correspondent Paula Reid reports on the latest,...

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Published on January 12, 2019 -  00:32
Can Donald Trump Declare A National Emergency To Fund The Border Wall?
President Donald Trump said he “probably will” declare a national emergency to fund his border wall. According to Business Insider, Trump said there is a “crisis” at the U.S.-Mexico border. It is not clear on whether Trump can legally declare a national emergency just to fund the wall. If Trump does it he could face pushback from congress and also in the courts. Republicans fear it can set a precedent that a future Democratic president can use to pursue liberal policies.

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