Speaking in the White House Rose Garden Friday morning, President Donald Trump announced that he would declare a national emergency in order to construct a barrier on the southwestern border.
“We’re talking about an invasion of our country, with drugs, with human traffickers, with all types of criminals and gangs,” Trump said. “I’ll sign the final papers as soon as I get into the Oval Office, and we’ll have a national emergency.”
President Donald Trump on Monday announced plans to address the nation this week about the “Humanitarian and National Security crisis on our Southern Border.”
When the 116th Congress convenes next January, it will be without the majority of the Republican supporters of the Gang of Eight’s ill-fated immigration plan, signaling a transformation in how left, right, and America in general deal with the issue.
Only a quarter of Democrats support abolishing U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, in spite of support for the idea by major party figures, a new poll shows.