Skip to comments.Exclusive: White House preparing draft national emergency order and identified $7 billion for wall
Posted on 01/24/2019 3:05:37 PM PST by blueyon
Washington (CNN)The White House is preparing a draft proclamation for President Donald Trump to declare a national emergency along the southern border and has identified more than $7 billion in potential funds for his signature border wall should he go that route, according to internal documents reviewed by CNN. Trump has not ruled out using his authority to declare a national emergency and direct the Defense Department to construct a border wall as Congress and the White House fight over a deal to end the government shutdown.
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Any RELIABLE source reporting this?
Yep, might as well go BIG. It’s going to get challenged anyway so nothing to lose.
Just do it already!!!
a zillion people marching towards the border is a national emergency if there ever was one!
Roger that !
Wetbacks (of all nationalities) prolly cost the nation more than that every.single.year.
JUST DO IT!!!
Yes, but is CNN a reputable news source?
It's too bad we can't rely on almost any reporting these days.
Trump needs to push back, and declare at LEAST 10 billion if he is calling an emergency.
Actually I think he should double what he is at, currently. So 5.6 x 2 = 11.2 billion.
Leave the 800,000 workers at home ... but give them priority status when applying for jobs with contractors bidding on the wall projects.
They could be setting CNN up.
Probably FAKENEWS!! I’ll wait til one of President Trump’s spokesperson announces it! Other than that...CNN=FAKENEWS!!
Trump’s going to make them holler.I refer to the internal subversives in the government.
Yep, might as well go BIG. Its going to get challenged anyway so nothing to lose.
Round 2 of The Donald vs San Fran Nan who probably opened a $2,000 bottle of wine to celebrate her false SOTU victory.
The Donald also knows the Dems will speed rush this to the Ninth Circuit to put a stay on it, and he will unleash the next round of making them look like fools
How the heck does cnn get this info.
Was it intentionally leaked?
Has CNN ever been right? About anything?
As I said before:
I like the idea of Trump laying out a compromise to the American people after Democratic Party leadership has refused to compromise. I hope that in his presentation he does three things:
(1) He notes Martin Luther King's birthday, quotes from Dr. King Jr., and has both African Americans and Latinos with him at the presentation. (yes this about image and destroying the Democratic Party base)
(2) He states a deadline by which the offer expires (very short) and urges the American people to call their Congressmen and Pelosi. (To tell Democrats they have lost)
(3) He lays out why the Wall is needed and that if the Democrats do not act quickly he will declare a national emergency and that he is mobilizing the military to build the wall on an emergency basis, but will wait for the deadline before declaring the emergency.
And ends with a comment that it is now up to Chuck and Nancy to show they value those harmed by both the shutdown and those who would benefit by the compromise.
If Obama can EO DACA on his way out the door and the Ninth Circus treats it as sacrosanct law Trump might as well EO his way to the wall and border security.
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