He’s vowed to keep the government closed as long as it takes to secure funding for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. WHAT’S CONSIDERED A NATIONAL EMERGENCY? CAN TRUMP DECLARE A NATIONAL EMERGENCY? Yes. WHAT HAVE MEMBERS OF CONGRESS SAID ABOUT TRUMP’S THREATS TO DECLARE A NATIONAL EMERGENCY? Democrats, who control the House, remain steadfast in their opposition to Trump’s demand for $5.7 billion to build a wall, and they have expressed outrage at the notion that he would declare a state of emergency to circumvent Congress, which has authority over budgetary matters. HAVE OTHER PRESIDENTS ISSUED NATIONAL EMERGENCIES? Kurtis Lee, Los Angeles Times Click here or scroll down to comment
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