President Donald Trump, Trump Administration And White House discussed on The World

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Is the world. He did it President Donald Trump has declared a national state of emergency. We're going to be signing. Today. And registering. National emergency. It's a great thing to do. Because we have an invasion of drugs invasion of gangs, invasion of people, and it's unacceptable. That's trump. Speaking in the rose garden at the White House this morning appoint a fact here the Trump administration's own data show, no significant changes from past years in terms of violent crime border crossings and drug trafficking. The White House says the emergency declaration frees up funding from the defense department, the US treasury and other sources money that will now be spent on border security Democratic Party leaders in congress, Nancy Pelosi, and Chuck Schumer issued a joint statement it said this is plainly a power grab by a disappointed president who has gone outside the bounds of the law for his part. Trump says there is a precedent for signing such a declaration. It's been signed many times before

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