Donate search
close

Share

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • send Email
  • print Print

BREAKING: CNN Reports White House Preparing Emergency Order To Fund Border Wall

In what is billed as an exclusive report, CNN is reporting that the Trump White House is drafting an emergency order that would declare an emergency on the southern border and appropriate $7 billion for a border wall. The report indicates that President Trump has not made up his mind about declaring an emergency and that White House staffers are writing the order in case the president decides to declare an emergency.

The report quotes the draft as saying, “The massive amount of aliens who unlawfully enter the United States each day is a direct threat to the safety and security of our nation and constitutes a national emergency.”

CNN’s source said that the order may pull funding from several government agencies to fund the wall project. The report specifically cited $681 million from Treasury forfeiture funds, $3.6 billion in military construction, $3 billion in Pentagon civil works funds, and $200 million in Department of Homeland Security funds. The wall would be built by the Army Corps of Engineers.

Earlier this month, the president said that he had an “absolute right” to declare a national emergency on the southern border. The claim was met with widespread opposition from both parties.

Despite several large caravans of migrants from Central America over the past year, illegal border crossings are at a 46-year low. The migrant caravans traveled to Tijuana but did not cross the border to San Diego.


President Trump’s advisers are reportedly split on the emergency declaration.

Share

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • send Email
  • print Print

Advertisement

More Top Stories

We Can’t Do It Because We Are Christians

The President tweeted yesterday wondering why so many conservatives react with condemnation towards someone harassing Chris Cuomo when progressives do that sort of harassment all the time. It is worth …

ICE, Abrams and Incendiary Rhetoric

You better watch what you say, unless you’re a liberal Democrat.

Democrats’ Racial Incitements Threaten Philadelphia Police, Not The 2nd Amendment

Philadelphia police attempting to execute a narcotics warrant in a “troubled” neighborhood yesterday got a surprise when a felon with a 12-page rap sheet, including a lengthy prison sentence for f …