Donald Trump threatens emergency powers to pay for wall
Friday, 11 January 2019 As the US government shutdown reached its 20th day, Trump went to Texas to make his case for building a border wall. He wants $5.7 billion from US funds, and has said he might use emergency powers to finance the project.
Republican Senator Lindsey Graham believes it's time for President Donald Trump to use emergency powers to build a barrier on the US-Mexico border.
Business Insider reports that Graham took to social media to make the announcement writing,
"Time for President [Donald Trump] to use emergency powers...
The Department of Defense has released a list of hundreds of military construction projects that are at risk cancellation.The reason? To free up funds and resources to pay for President Trump's border..