While Donald Trump took questions in the Oval Office earlier today he said he had the absolute right to declare a National Emergency to Build The Border Wall.
President Trump: “I have the absolute right to do national emergency if I want…my threshold will be if I can’t make a deal with people that are unreasonable.” pic.twitter.com/Xz7Mbws3c9
— CSPAN (@cspan) January 9, 2019
Some Conservatives are wary of using this option:
This was the liberal argument for Obama’s executive amnesties: “Congress won’t do what he wants so now he gets to do it unilaterally” https://t.co/l88O0OtBgu
— Allahpundit (@allahpundit) January 9, 2019
Declaring a national emergency would be fruitless and cynical https://t.co/mjU9G3HHcV
— Ben Shapiro (@benshapiro) January 9, 2019