WATCH: President Trump says he is considering declaring a national emergency as a potential attempt to circumvent Congress for border wall funding. pic.twitter.com/7CYDuBS2pn
— NBC News (@NBCNews) January 4, 2019
After huddling with congressional leaders Friday over the budget impasse that has partially shut down the government, President Trump told reporters he might declare a national emergency to build a border barrier without legislative approval.
“We can call a national emergency because of the security of our country. I haven’t done it. I may do it,” he said.
“We can call a national emergency and do it very quickly.”
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