Trump Says He Won’t Declare National Emergency to Build the Wall…For Now: ‘We Want Congress to Do Its Job’


With the partial government shutdown set to become the longest in U.S. history, President Donald Trump said his administration is no longer looking to declare a national emergency in order to build a wall on the U.S-Mexico border. They instead would, according to accounts of a White House pool spray from multiple reporters, rather have Congress “do its job.”

Trump has been toying with the idea of using declaration and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to build the wall, according to ABC News.

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Julio has previously written for Independent Journal Review. He is currently a Military/Veterans Contributor for and serving in the Marine Corps Reserves.