How Many Americans Does it Take?

 

Here is the tail-end of Congressman Brook’s interview.

Two years ago was the time when Trump should have declared a national emergency and invoked the Pentagon to have the U.S. Military begin building the wall at the border, Brooks said.

The president two years ago should have declared a national emergency,” Brooks said. “The president two years ago should have used statutes like 10 United States Code § 284 where he has the power to direct the United States Military to go the border and to build a wall. And there’s money, over a billion worth of funds just using that one statute.”

 

 

Border-Package is Amnesty for All

 

Last night, Congressman Mo Brooks urged President Trump to veto a spending bill put forward by establishment Republicans and Democrats.

Trump, Brooks said, should veto the spending bill.

If the president were to veto it, we would sustain his veto,” Brooks said. “I would certainly hope that the president will veto because it’s really bad for America. Whether he will or not, I can’t say.”

 

 

Compromise Proves Democrats Won the Senate Too

 

President Donald Trump will sign the compromise package funding the government and declare a national emergency on the border, the White House confirmed on Thursday.

President Trump will sign the government funding bill, and as he has stated before, he will also take other executive action – including a national emergency – to ensure we stop the national security and humanitarian crisis at the border,” White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement.

 

 

 

 

Texas Troopers Descend on Eagle Pass

 

Police are lining up their vehicles near Eagle Pass, Texas, to help Border Patrol agents stop the crossing of migrants who arrived in the Mexican border town of Piedras Negras last week. Texas Governor Greg Abbott deployed additional Department of Public Safety troopers to the region to assist in securing the border section that has no physical barriers.

 

 

Trump’s “Yellow New Deal” on Border-Funding

 

Moments ago Trump told reporters that he’s “not happy” about the deal reached on Monday night to keep the government open past Friday, and while he did not say whether or not he would support the bill, he said would hold a meeting later today to consider the compromise.

 

 

 

Border Deal: Only $1.37 Billion for Wall

 

President Trump has not yet decided if he’ll support a bipartisan congressional border security deal which provides just $1.375 billion for 55 new miles of border fencing in Texas’s Rio Grande Valley area – far short of the $5.7 billion Trump has demanded for his signature campaign promise, reports Bloombergciting an administration official.