In the face of an incalcitrant and grandstanding Democratic Congress, President Trump has hinted that he might be forced to take things into his own hands to build a wall to protect the American people.
Now we have official confirmation that Trump is taking the state of emergency option seriously.
Vice President Mike Pence told reporters Monday that the White House counsel’s office is looking into and the president is considering declaring a national emergency over the crisis at the U.S. southern border.
Pence told reporters that the president has made no decision on whether to declare a national emergency. Reporters asked how thoroughly the White House was considering declaring a national emergency and whether such a declaration would get locked up in court challenges.
President Trump is a man of action, and now that a State of Emergency is under official consideration, it may not be too long before it’s a reality.
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