Sunday, January 27, 2019

President Trump Warns He'll 'obviously' Declare National Emergency if Talks Fail to Result in Wall Funding

After agreeing to reopen the government without Mexico border wall funds, President Trump said Friday that he will "obviously" declare a national emergency if there's no deal to fund the project.
Trump used more definitive language on the prospect of a national emergency during an afternoon meeting with Hispanic pastors than he had during an earlier scripted Rose Garden address, in which he announced a temporary end to the 35-day spending fight.
"We’ll work with the Democrats and negotiate and if we can’t do that, then we’ll do a — obviously we’ll do the emergency because that’s what it is. It’s a national emergency," Trump told reporters in the Roosevelt Room.
Between the two events, Trump had been on the receiving end of criticism from some conservatives that he had folded to the Democrats.
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