Trump Will Sign Budget Compromise, Declare National Emergency For Wall: McConnell
Thursday, 14 February 2019 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday U.S. President Donald Trump will support the sweeping budget and border compromise, but will declare a national emergency at the same time, The Washington Post reported. The compromise would prevent a government shutdown set to begin at the end of Friday, the report said, but it does not contain funding Trump has demanded for a wall along the US-Mexico border. The emergency declaration could allow the president to procure wall funding without congressional approval, but Democrats have vowed to challenge the move. WN.com will update this story – WN.com, Jack Durschlag...
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..
There has been much debate about President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency on our southern border. Critics complain either that no real emergency... Eurasia Review Also reported by •Reuters