"We will have a national emergency, and then we will then be sued, and they will sue us in the Ninth Circuit, even though it shouldn't be there", Trump said. "I have to because I want to".
The national emergency announcement came a day after Congress passed a funding bill that would avoid another shutdown like the five-week one that started in December.
"Contrary to the will of Congress, the President has used the pretext of a manufactured "crisis" of unlawful immigration to declare a national emergency and redirect federal dollars appropriated for drug interdiction, military construction and law enforcement initiatives toward building a wall on the United States-Mexico border", the lawsuit states.
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The family went to Baghuz and she left there two weeks ago along a three-mile long corridor east of the town. She bragged about having a "mostly normal life" in Raqqa, Syria, despite the "bombing and stuff".
"I do think we have a national emergency in this country, this is an emergency to our democratic system", Angelina Huynh, who joined the rally in Washington, DC, outside the White House with her two preschool children, told Al Jazeera. "And then the Mueller report will be released, crumbling my house of cards and I can plead insanity and do a few months in the puzzle factory, and my personal hell of playing president will finally be over".
It was Trump's actions just moments after he declared a national emergency that Oliver was most astounded by. But statistics show that irregular immigration has been on the decline for decades and most illegal drugs enter the U.S. through official ports of entry. "As I have said, his futile demand for a border wall does nothing to address the legitimate humanitarian and public safety concerns at the border, and his continued fear-mongering is actively harmful, as would be his wall". Very unfair and should be looked into.
Organized by the liberal group MoveOn and others, the demonstrations took the occasion of Presidents Day to assail Trump's proclamation as undemocratic and anti-immigrant.
Since then, Trump's also expressed dissatisfaction with NBC as a whole for supporting sketches that mock the current administration and Republican politicians. "It's all to divide us and to keep us at each other's throats", Garcia said. Trump tweeted early Sunday morning.