Trump Will Sign Bill, Declare an Emergency and Prove He Is a Fraud

The Associated Press (AP) reports this morning that Donald Trump is planning to do two big things today:

  • Sign into law the bill that Congress passed yesterday funding border security while also keeping the government open, and
  • Declare a national emergency when he appears in the Rose Garden at 10 a.m. for remarks on “the national security and humanitarian crisis on our southern border.”

To keep his right-wing anti-immigrant base happy he now plans to bypass Congress and siphon billions of dollars from other federal coffers for his wall on the Mexican border. read more

Shutdown Looms As Talks on Border Wall Have Stalled

The Washington Post is reporting this morning that congressional talks to resolve the border wall dispute have broken down. 

With wall negotiations at an impasse it will be more difficult to avoid another government shutdown on Friday. read more

Schiff: Intel Chiefs’ Testimony Means Trump Can’t Declare National Emergency

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said this morning that new testimony from top U.S. intelligence officials such as Dan Coats would “undermine” Donald Trump’s ability to get money for building a border wall by declaring a national emergency. read more