Tag: national emergency

Charlie Kirk: Why Is Trump Having to Fight Alone?

For Christians, we are currently in Lent, the holiest of our seasons which culminates in the solemnness turned celebration of Easter Weekend.  It is convention during this period for Christians to commit to some deliberate act of denial in order to focus on their faith and bring them nearer their God.  This is paraphrased into the […]

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Donald Trump Defies Senate Republican Defectors on Border Emergency Vote

President Donald Trump dismissed Senate Republicans on Thursday who vowed to block his decision to declare a State of Emergency on the border. “I don’t know what the vote will be, it doesn’t matter, I’ll probably have to veto and it’s not going to be overturned,” Trump said. The president commented on the issue during […]

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Whoa! Whoa! Hold on There! GOP Senators Seek to Stop Trump From ‘Acting Like a King’ 

Photo: Getty Images Remember last month when your little “president” declared a national emergency because he wasn’t getting the money for his stupid wall that he felt he should get? Well, apparently some Republican senators have grown sick of his shit, because Newsweek is reporting that more than a dozen […]

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Donald Trump: Ann Coulter ‘Wacky Nut Job’ for Border Wall Criticism

President Donald Trump on Saturday referred to prominent conservative author Ann Coulter as a “Wacky Nut Job” following months of criticism she has directed at him regarding the lack of progress building a U.S.-Mexico border wall. “Wacky Nut Job @AnnCoulter, who still hasn’t figured out that, despite all odds and an entire Democrat Party of Far Left Radicals […]

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GOP Rep. Kinzinger: Border ‘Deserving’ of National Emergency Because of Drugs, Human Trafficking

Wednesday on CNN’s “New Day,” Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) argued in favor of President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration at the southern border. Kinzinger, who visited the border and saw the situation firsthand, said there is a “really bad situation” at the border because of the drugs and human trafficking. “What I saw was a really bad […]

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Ann Coulter: Republicans Opposing National Emergency at Southern Border Are Not Principled at All

New York Times best-selling author and populist conservative columnist Ann Coulter says Republican lawmakers opposing President Trump’s National Emergency declaration at the United States-Mexico border are not “principled at all.” In an interview with talk radio host Howie Carr, Coulter slammed Republicans in the House and Senate who have announced that they will vote to oppose […]

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Mitch McConnell Fails to Prevent Revolt Against Trump’s National Emergency Declaration

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has broken a reported promise to President Donald Trump, admitting Monday that he failed to prevent Republican Senators from passing a resolution blocking a national emergency declaration on the U.S.-Mexico border. Speaking at an event Louisville, McConnell said that while the resolution will pass in the Senate, it is highly […]

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More GOP Senators Plan to Vote Against Trump’s Border-Wall Emergency

Sen. Rand Paul has joined the list of GOP Senators who are abandoning Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s pledge to support the border emergency declaration by President Donald Trump. “I can’t vote to give the president the power to spend money that hasn’t been appropriated by Congress,” Paul told a home-state audience at Western Kentucky University’s Augenstein Alumni Center on […]

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Thirteen Republicans Voted for Ending Trump’s National Emergency to Build the Wall

Thirteen House Republicans joined Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Democrats to pass a resolution that would terminate President Donald J. Trump’s national emergency to build a wall along the southern border. The House passed a resolution Tuesday to end President Donald Trump’s national emergency to build a wall along the southern border. The bill passed; […]

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McConnell: ‘I Haven’t Reached a Total Conclusion’ About Legality of Trump’s Emergency Declaration

While speaking to reporters on Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said that he hasn’t reached “a total conclusion” about the legality of President Trump’s emergency declaration and that he can’t “handicap” the outcome of the Senate’s vote on the declaration. NBC News Capitol Hill Correspondent Kasie Hunt asked McConnell what he thinks about […]

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Pelosi: Resolution Against Emergency Declaration Is ‘About Patriotism’

During a press conference on Monday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) stated that the House will pass a resolution against President Trump’s national emergency declaration in order to “defend our democracy,” and that the resolution is “about patriotism.” Pelosi said, “To defend our democracy, the House will pass Congressman Castro’s (D-TX) privileged resolution to terminate […]

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Former GOP Lawmakers Demand Congress Terminate Trump’s National Emergency at Border

A group of former GOP lawmakers is demanding the Republican-Democrat split Congress terminate President Trump’s national emergency declaration at the United States-Mexico border. This month, Trump declared a national emergency at the southern border, citing widespread drug trafficking, which leads to about 70,000 dead Americans annually and increasing illegal immigration. In a letter to Congress, […]

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Off the Rails: In Wild Interview, Freshman Democrat Rep. Ayanna Pressley Pushes for Impeachment

In a wild interview with Boston Public Radio, freshman Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) lambasted President Donald Trump and called for his immediate impeachment from office–while also ripping the president over the crisis at the U.S. border with Mexico and attacking federal law enforcement agencies. Back in September, Pressley said she would “do whatever we can” […]

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An Emergency for the G.O.P.

Once again, congressional Republicans are facing a gut-check moment, forced to choose between supporting and defending the Constitution or Donald J. Trump. It’s not looking good. House Democrats introduced a joint resolution of disapproval on Friday aimed at canceling President Trump’s bogus national emergency at the southern border. Representative Joaquin […]

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Fact-Check: Former Immigration Judge Debunks 5 Claims in Democrats’ Border Wall Lawsuit

Art Arthur, a resident fellow at the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) and former immigration judge, referred to a federal lawsuit filed against President Donald Trump by California and 14 other states over the president’s declaration of a national emergency and plans to redirect federal funds for border wall construction as “political theater.” Arthur offered his remarks […]

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Pollak: Trump Can Build ‘Wall’ Now, Despite States’ Lawsuit

President Donald Trump can likely begin building new sections of the border barrier, despite a federal lawsuit filed by California and 15 other states on Monday challenging the the national emergency declaration he issued Friday. The reason: only some — about $3.6 billion — of the roughly $8 billion Trump wants to spend on the barrier […]

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California, 15 Other States Sue Trump over Border Wall Emergency Declaration

The State of California and fifteen other states sued President Donald Trump on Monday over his declaration Friday of a national emergency and his plans to redirect federal funds to the construction of a wall on the southern border. The lawsuit, as expected, was filed by California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, and was joined by […]

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Hillary Clinton Sounds Alarm: ‘Americans Dying for Lack of Health Care’ While Obamacare Still in Place

Failed Democrat presidential nominee Hillary Clinton warned of “real national emergencies” that included “Americans dying for lack of health care,” despite Obamacare remaining in place. Clinton posted a message Monday appearing to take aim at President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency at the U.S. southern border. She offered four alternative “real national emergencies.” […]

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GOP Establishment Squirms After Trump’s Emergency Declaration

The GOP’s business-first wing is complaining about President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration, despite the agreement by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to support it. The pushback began immediately after Trump announced that he would sign the flawed 2019 border security budget because he got McConnell’s agreement to support the emergency declaration. The budget — which was […]

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DC Presidents Day protests planned in response to Trump’s declaration of national emergency

WASHINGTON — Activists are gathering in D.C. this Presidents Day to show their disagreement with President Donald Trump’s decision to declare a national emergency along the southern border. MoveOn is mobilizing activists Monday to “defend our democracy and immigrant, Muslim, black and brown communities from Trump’s dangerous national emergency power grab,” according to its website.  The […]

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CA AG Becerra: California Is ‘Definitely and Imminently’ Filing a Lawsuit Against Trump’s Emergency

Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,” California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said he “definitely and imminently” planned to file a lawsuit challenging President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency on the U.S.-Mexico border. When asked if and when a lawsuit will happen, Becerra said, “Definitely, and imminently.” He added, “We are prepared. We knew something like […]

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