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Rep. Schiff: Trump Can’t Declare An Emergency To Build Border Wall

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HUFFINGTONPOST.COM
– The president doubled down earlier Sunday on his previous threat to use emergency powers if the shutdown continues. Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) had a blunt assessment after President Donald Trump doubled down on his threat to declare a national emergency in order to build his border wall: Trump doesnt have the power. Before leaving for Camp David on Sunday, the president told reporters that he wa..Read more»

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  1. Adam Schiff’s interpretation of the Supreme Court decision is speculative at best. Per sources, although the specific case re nationalizing the steel industry was struck down, the general powers of the executive and the right of the government re emergencies was not challeneged.

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Trump Floats Declaring National Emergency To Build Border Wall

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– The president says he doesn’t need congressional approval to build the wall. NEWS President Donald Trump said in a Friday afternoon press conference...

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Trump: ‘May declare a national emergency’ to build wall

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– President Donald Trump said Sunday that he might declare a national emergency imminently to secure money for his border wall.”I may declare a...

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Mulvaney: Saturday shutdown meeting ‘did not make much progress’

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– Progress in talks to reopen the government remains at a standstill after Saturday’s meeting with Trump administration officials and congressional staff, acting White...

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Rep. Schiff: Trump Can’t Declare An Emergency To Build Border Wall

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– The president doubled down earlier Sunday on his previous threat to use emergency powers if the shutdown continues. Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) had...

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