"This is the first time the president has tried to declare a state of emergency when Congress explicitly rejected funding for the specific project that the president is advocating," said Shif of the State of the Union. very brave the court to give up, "said the California Democrat. "This will be a real test for my colleagues in Congress and their dedication to the institution." examining the investigation of Special Adviser Robert Muller. As Democrats became a majority in the House of Representatives, Schiff announced new studies on the finances and business interests of the president.
When asked by CNN's Dana Bash for plans to limit the president's authority to declare national emergency situations, Schiff expressed hesitation.
"The risk the president assumes, the risk for future presidencies is that we are limiting the powers of the president to act when it is really needed," Schif said. "But this president is not interested in future presidents, he only takes care of himself."