On Eve of Historic Vote, Just 38% Support Trump’s Emergency Declaration

Senate Republicans have just 24 hours to come up with a workable solution to stop a Democratic-backed resolution that chastises President Donald Trump for declaring a national emergency. Not helping their plight is the fact that by a wide majority American voters continue to oppose his declaration of a national emergency at the southern border, according to a new POLITICO/Morning Consult poll. read more

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