Mercedes Slapy, director of strategic communications at the White House, told Fox News that President Trump is considering the possibility to declare an emergency national emergency to force the construction of his long promised border.
which would certainly lead to a legal battle – in theory, could allow the president to bypass Congress and end the stalemate in the budget. Trump said he wanted $ 5.6 billion for the project.
Slap, who was on the Angel's Corner, said the president had consulted with border agents who argued that a physical wall would be an effective tool to stop illegal border entry. She said it was clear that the decision would not come out of Congress, and that the president "is seriously considering other options," which includes a proclamation of a national emergency.
The White House began drafting a proclamation to declare the emergency and found a solution.
CNN announced on Thursday that he had been reviewing the proclamation quoting the National Emergency Act of 1