PLAN B: Trump Says US ‘May Go That Route’ and Declare Border a ‘National Emergency’

PLAN B: Trump Says US ‘May Go That Route’ and Declare Border a ‘National Emergency’

PLAN B: Trump Says US ‘May Go That Route’ and Declare Border a ‘National Emergency’

President Trump confirmed Wednesday that his administration may declare a “national emergency” to secure federal funding for border security; adding he hopes to strike a deal with Congressional leaders in the coming days.

The President was speaking with reporters following a signing ceremony at the White House when he was asked if he was still considering the alternative path should lawmakers fail to strike a deal.