Tag: national emergency

Longest Shutdown Ever: With No End in Sight, Battle for Border Wall Rages, Democrats Continue Opposition

As of Saturday, when the partial government shutdown hits day number 22, the government will have been shut down for the longest time ever in the history of the United States of America. Funding lapsed for about a quarter of the federal government in late 2018, a few days before Christmas, as Democrats in the […]

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CNN’s Jim Acosta Makes Case for Wall: No Emergency Where There’s a Wall

CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta appeared to inadvertently make the case on Thursday for a steel version of President Donald Trump’s border wall. “I found some steel slats down on the border,” Acosta tweeted. “But I don’t see anything resembling a national emergency situation.. at least not in the McAllen TX area of the […]

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Bernie Sanders: President Trump Creates ‘Artificial Crises,’ Climate Change Is ‘Biggest Issue’

Senator Bernie Sanders reacted to President Donald Trump’s address to the nation on the southern border Tuesday night by claiming the president is “creating an artificial crisis,” and the “biggest crisis of all” may be climate change. Sen. Sanders said the president is right to claim the United States faces a national emergency, except that the […]

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Democrats Preview Response to Trump Oval Office Speech: ‘There Is No National Emergency on the Southern Border’

Democrats have already dropped hints of what their response to President Donald Trump’s address Tuesday evening from the Oval Office on the border crisis will be. The networks have granted Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) airtime to respond. Their message will be that there is no […]

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President Trump, WH Counsel Considering National Emergency for Border Security

Vice President Mike Pence told reporters Monday that the White House counsel’s office is looking into and the president is considering declaring a national emergency over the crisis at the U.S. southern border. Pence told reporters that the president has made no decision on whether to declare a national emergency. Reporters asked how thoroughly the […]

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