Trump’s National Emergency… Will It Work?
Norbert Link | February 15, 2019
After grudgingly signing the bi-partisan congressional “deal,” which gave him only a fraction of the desired funds for building a wall or barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border, President Trump also declared a national emergency with the intent to reallocate funds to finance the building of the wall. While legal scholars and politicians question the constitutionally of such a move, others point at the laws, arguably allowing him to relocate funds in certain respects. On February 15, President Trump explained in detail his rationale for his national emergency declaration and the reallocation of funds. What will happen next?