Trump declares national emergency to build the border wall

Trump declares national emergency to build the border wall

President Trump on Friday declared a national emergency in a bid to fund his promised wall at the US-Mexico border. Within hours, the action was challenged in a lawsuit filed on behalf of three Texas landowners, saying the declaration violates the US Constitution and the planned wall would infringe on their property rights.

KCooper
KCooper
Vincent Kozic
Vincent Kozic 1 year

"I didn't need to do this"- Donald Trump on his national emergency.

M.Twain
M.Twain 1 year

According to the 1976 National Security Act, DOD funds can only be used directly to support troops, the Secretary of Defense must also send to the proper committee in Congress a detailed plan and budget, including all costs associated with grabbing private property. Kind of kills Trumps attempt at grabbing DOD funds. https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/10/2808

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