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National emergency: What powers has Donald Trump invoked to bypass Congress?

Independent Friday, 15 February 2019
President averts second government shutdown by signing new funding bill but declares crisis measures to ensure southern border wall built
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News video: How Trump can bypass Congress to build the wall

▶ How Trump can bypass Congress to build the wall 01:12

President Donald Trump has hinted that he might declare a state of emergency to bypass Congress and get funding for his wall, just days before the February 15 deadline.

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