Donald Trump threatens emergency powers to pay for wall
11 January, 2019, 15:59 | Author: Carlos George
"If we don't make a deal, I would say 100 percent, but I don't want to say 100 percent because maybe something else comes up", Trump said of declaring an emergency at the border.
Trump was consulting with White House attorneys and allies about using presidential emergency powers to take unilateral action to construct the wall over the objections of Congress. The White House has directed the Corps to review its budget, including $13.9 billion in emergency funds earmarked previous year by Congress, to see what money could be diverted to building a wall.
President Donald Trump said he could use emergency powers to bypass Congress to pay for a wall along the US-Mexico border.
"Rubio also said he would have liked Trump, during his Oval Office address Tuesday, to clarify the $5.7 billion he wants for border security funding would not be for a wall or for a loan, but instead would be "$5 billion to fund the top 10 projects on a border security program by the experts and the people in charge of doing that". "They are", Trump said, going on to repeat his repeatedly debunked claim that Mexicowould pay for the wall through the newly-revised NAFTA trade deal, now known as the USMCA agreement, still unapproved by Congress.
President Trump announced the cancellation of his upcoming trip to the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, due to the partial government shutdown.
Trump's trip comes amid a bitter standoff with congressional Democratic leaders, including a contentious Situation Room meeting that Trump abruptly ended after a row over his proposed southern border wall, which Democrats vehemently oppose.
Asked about the plight of those going without pay, the president shifted the focus, saying he felt bad "for people that have family members that have been killed" by criminals who came over the border.
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Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., emerged from the West Wing and accused Trump of slamming the table around which he and leaders were sitting before, as Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., put it, "stomping out".
Sitting among border patrol officers, state and local officials and military representatives, Trump insisted he was "winning" the shutdown fight and criticized Democrats for asserting he was manufacturing a sense of crisis in order to declare an emergency. To that end, White House officials in recent days have pointed to remarks by Schumer during the Obama administration endorsing lawmakers' allocation of funds for border fencing.
Steel added that Trump's public appeals this week, which the president himself was reluctant to give, were not going to earn Democratic votes "in an way, shape or form".
In Washington, federal workers denounced Trump at a rally with congressional Democrats, demanding he reopen the government so they can get back to work. "The reality is thousands of federal employees and contractors have no paycheck in sight, small businesses that rely on them are suffering and there's no reason they should be held hostage to a political dispute".
"We're either going to have a win, make a compromise - because I think a compromise is a win for everybody - or I will declare a national emergency", Trump said before departing the White House for his politically flavored visit to the border.
Trump says undocumented immigrants and illegal drugs are streaming across the border, despite statistics that show illegal immigration there is at a 20-year low and that many drug shipments likely are smuggled through legal ports of entry.
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