Firebrand Senator Elizabeth Warren doubled-down on her fierce criticism of President Trump’s border security proposal Monday afternoon; saying Americans won’t “fall for” the “fake national emergency.”
“I stand with the thousands of people across the country who are making their voices heard and fighting the #FakeTrumpEmergency. A fake ‘national emergency’ at the border is fear-mongering of the worst kind – and we’re not falling for it,” she added.
I stand with the thousands of people across the country who are making their voices heard and fighting the #FakeTrumpEmergency. A fake “national emergency” at the border is fear-mongering of the worst kind – and we’re not falling for it. https://t.co/JhiuWZS4on
— Elizabeth Warren (@ewarren) February 18, 2019
Warren’s comments come hours after she spoke at a campaign event in Las Vegas, Nevada; telling supporters the President’s cabinet should invoke the 25th Amendment to remove him from office.
White House Confirms Trump Will Sign Budget Bill, Declare ‘NATIONAL EMERGENCY’
The White House confirmed Thursday the President will sign a bipartisan funding agreement and subsequently declare a national emergency along the United States’ southern border with Mexico.
“President Trump will sign the government funding bill, and as he has stated before, he will also take other executive action — including a national emergency — to ensure we stop the national security and humanitarian crisis at the border,” said White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.
Statement on Government Funding Bill: pic.twitter.com/DrNv9D4rEi
— Stephanie Grisham (@PressSec) February 14, 2019
“The President is once again delivering on his promise to build the wall, protect the border, and secure our great country,” she added.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.
DEEP STATE DEPT: Kerry Says Trump Should Declare National Emergency… for CLIMATE CHANGE!
Former Secretary of State John Kerry urged President Trump to declare a national emergency Friday; saying the Commander-in-Chief should ignore the border and focus his energy on combating “climate change.”
“Instead of declaring a national emergency to address a fictional emergency – @realDonaldTrump needs to stop denying a real one: climate change,” posted Kerry on social media.
— John Kerry (@JohnKerry) January 11, 2019
The former Obama aide found himself in hot water just months ago; coming under fire for holding private meetings with Iranian officials after leaving office.
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