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Some Republicans Were Against Executive Power on Immigration. Now They Aren't

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

President Trump declared a national emergency to unlock funds for a border wall that he couldn't get from Congress. Those Republicans supporting the move didn't approve when President Barack Obama used his executive power to act on immigration in 2014.
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Trump's 2014 comments criticizing Obama for taking executive action 'because he is unable to negotiate w/ Congress' are coming back to haunt him

Trump's 2014 comments criticizing Obama for taking executive action 'because he is unable to negotiate w/ Congress' are coming back to haunt him

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Several 2014 remarks from President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence resurfaced on Friday in the wake of Trump's national emergency declaration to secure funding for his border wall.
One tweet criticized former President Barack Obama for taking executive action to protect unauthorized immigrants. Trump accused Obama of being "unable to negotiate w/ Congress."
A number of critics called their past remarks hypocritical, since the Trump administration is now similarly bypassing Congress by taking executive action.
Critics accused President Donald Trump of hypocrisy on Friday, after...
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What happens when the president declares a national emergency

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

President Trump declared a national emergency on February 15, 2019. This gives him special powers , which he says will help him fund a wall along the US-Mexico border .
The President can declare a national emergency if the nation is "threatened by crisis, exigency, or emergency circumstances," according to the Congressional Research Service .
This would be the 32nd active national emergency in the US, since the National Emergencies Act was enacted in 1976.
Following is a transcript of the video.
President Trump declared a national emergency on February 15, 2019.
Trump: "We're going to be...
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What Does "National Emergency" Actually Mean?

What Does "National Emergency" Actually Mean?

1 month ago   |   By NPR

President Trump asked Congress for funds to build an extension of the wall on the border with Mexico. Congress refused, so Trump declared a national emergency. But what does that mean?
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Democrats Look To Declare National Emergency Over Climate Change, Not A ‘Fake Crisis'

Democrats Look To Declare National Emergency Over Climate Change, Not A ‘Fake Crisis'

1 month ago   |   By The Huffington Post

Rep. Earl Blumenauer plans an emergency resolution on global warming in response to Trump's action over a border wall.
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California Attorney General Discusses Legal Challenges To National Emergency

1 month ago   |   By NPR

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with California Attorney General Xavier Becerra about potential legal challenges to President Trump's national emergency declaration.
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Trump Declares National Emergency For Southern Border Wall Funding

1 month ago   |   By NPR

President Trump spoke to the press at length outside the White House Friday morning. He talked about his national emergency declaration, trade talks with China and other topics.
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Here's the full text of Trump's national emergency declaration to build his border wall

Here's the full text of Trump's national emergency declaration to build his border wall

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

President Trump made a declaration of national emergency to justify construction of his border wall on Friday.
Trump sent a letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi to inform Congress of his decision.
Here is the full text of the declaration.
President Donald Trump declared a national emergency on Friday to unilaterally build additional physical barriers along the United States border with Mexico.
Below is the full text of his official declaration informing Congress of the decision, which was sent to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi:
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WATCH: Trump declares national emergency over border wall funding

1 month ago   |   By ABC News

The president announced he's going to sign a budget deal preventing another government shutdown while declaring a national emergency to secure border wall funding.
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LIVE: Newsom, Becerra discuss Trump's national emergency declaration

1 month ago   |   By ABC

President Donald Trump announced Friday that he will declare a national emergency to fulfill his pledge to construct a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
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