Zero Hedge: "Trump Declares National Emergency To Pay For Border Wall"
"Update: The blowback begins, with Speaker Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Schumer: "This is plainly a power grab by a disappointed President, who has gone outside the bounds of the law to try to get what he failed to achieve in the constitutional legislative process.""
Speaker Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Schumer:— NBC News (@NBCNews) February 15, 2019
"This is plainly a power grab by a disappointed President, who has gone outside the bounds of the law to try to get what he failed to achieve in the constitutional legislative process." pic.twitter.com/WtSRtzyLdo
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As previewed last night, in a national address, Trump said would declare a national emergency to bypass Congress and build $8 billion in barriers on the border, a critical step toward his long-desired wall along the southern border. Trump's move, announced in an improvised address from the Rose Garden, will launch a fierce constitutional battle in the courts with lawmakers and outside groups opposed to his decision.
“I am going to be signing a national emergency,” Trump said after a long introduction to his remarks that touched on trade, China and the caravans of immigrants that Trump made a political issue of ahead of last fall's midterm elections."
"Now that President Trump has officially declared his plans to declare a national emergency to authorize an additional $7 billion for his promised border wall, political observers will be waiting to see what Democrats and Republicans in Congress do next to try and block the funding. Democrats in both the House and the Senate unanimously oppose the national emergency measure, and what's probably more surprising, a number of Senate Republicans have also expressed concerns with the plan.
So, what - if anything - can be done to stop this executive action by the president"
Ahhh, nope, not just yet, but....
President Trump is expected to declare a State of Emergency at the US southern border on Friday.
Declaring the immigration crisis a national emergency is overdue. Presidents have declared national emergencies for nearly 50 years.
The Conservative Tribune reported:
As it turns out, there are currently 31 ongoing national emergencies over which the president wields certain authorities, the first of which has been in existence since 1979 and is one of only two emergencies declared by Carter.
There were a total of six national emergencies during former President Ronald Reagan’s tenure, as well as four more during the administration of former President George H.W. Bush, all of which have ended.
Former President Bill Clinton declared 17 national emergencies — six of which remain in effect — while former President George W. Bush declared 12 national emergencies, of which 10 remain ongoing.
Then we get to former President Barack Obama, who declared 13 national emergencies, 11 of which continue to this day. Thus far, President Trump has declared three active and ongoing national emergencies.
For sure Tif this should come as no surprise either as well.
Curious to see what the 9th circuit court will do if anything and if SCOTUS will be the deciding factor.
Hilarious watching Shumer and Pelosi talk about a power grab and Trump doing something illegal. 2 experts on the subject. Meanwhile, Pelosi's district sinks deeper into a shithole everyday as her "sanctuary" city is overrun by her beloved illegals that have never been potty trained. If this is her idea of leading by example then she is telling us that this is what she wants for America. Not including her border walled mansions of course.
Freaking traitorous hypocrites Pelosi and Shumer.
If you don't have a protected border you don't have a country you don't have sovereignty.
They will keep on with their Demonrat platform to implode America for their master.
They need the migrants, legal or not, for their voter base. They know they have outed themselves with the American voters so they are desperate for votes. Personally, I think the elections are plagued with voter fraud and nothing ever changes even after getting busted red handed. Look what happened in Florida this last election. Ballot boxes in the trunk of a rental car. People witnessed fake ballots being filled out by the thousands at the head quarters where the ballots are collected, the Sheriff blocking access as they loaded boxes onto trucks and so on. NOBODY was prosecuted for voter fraud! That was just in one location. I would bet that at least 50% of elected Democrats were not actually officially elected and even the ones that lost was only because they didn't cheat hard enough. Democrats know they can never win a legitimate election so they need migrant votes just so it doesn't look so obvious. I think the other part of the equation is that they have so much hate Trump because he ruined their gig they had going for so long because he is not a member of "the club". Not to say that Trump is a saint but probably not a devil worshiping pedophile like most of these other monsters. Trump just needs to man up and quit letting these criminals push him around, and pull his head out of Nuttyahoo's ass. It doesn't matter what the issue is, border wall or whatever, if it is something that Trump is trying to accomplish they are going to block it just for the sake of not letting him accomplish anything even if it means fucking the entire country over. They think having Trump in office is still worse than any consequences that result from their actions. Bottom line, they are a bunch of the most selfish, conceited, arrogant mother fuckers on the planet.
If the national emergency was about Any other issue you would not hear a peep about it. They Need these migrants, refugees, invaders for "Human Capital" supply. Another form of theft from third world countries is the way I see it. Wait till these migrant fools find out they've been duped. Just pawns in a new game to come.