Trump Wants To Declare New Emergency To Circumvent Congress

Getty
Like
Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry
1

Senate Republicans said Tuesday that the administration has floated declaring a second national emergency to implement new tariffs on Mexico, a move that would set up a high-stakes clash with Congress.


Sponsor

Could this actually be the world's best anti-aging agent?

Scientists Say This One Superfood Could Reduce The Effects of Aging!

>> Read More <<


GOP senators emerged from a closed-door lunch with White House deputy counsel Pat Philbin and Justice Department officials saying the issue was discussed during the meeting, but that the administration indicated it had not yet reached a resolution on whether or not it would need to take the controversial step.

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) told reporters that Republican senators pressed administration officials during the lunch on whether or not there would need to be a new national emergency declaration.

“I think that was somewhat up in the air. … I think that’s a distinct possibility but I don’t think there’s any definitive answer,” Johnson added.

Read more at thehill.com

 

What Are Your Thoughts?

comments

Chuck comes from a lineage of journalism. He has written for some of the webs most popular news sites. He enjoys spending time outdoors, bull riding, and collecting old vinyl records. Roll Tide!