KVUE: Rep. Doggett, Castro urge resolution to block President Trump’s emergency declaration

Congressman Lloyd Doggett urged a resolution to block President Trump’s emergency declaration made to divert money to construction of of the border wall.

Congressman Lloyd Doggett took the floor on Tuesday, urging the passage of a resolution he is sponsoring, to block President Trump’s emergency powers declaration.

His stance is against President Trump’s attempt to divert money from security needs and into construction of his border wall.

“The serious border emergency that America is confronted with today is an emergency that Donald Trump has created by ignoring borders—ignoring the borders set forth in our Constitution,” said Congressman Doggett. “Borders that were set forth to prevent an all-powerful executive, a would-be king, or the type of tyrant that Trump so admires abroad. After Congress repeatedly rejected his phony border crisis and wasteful wall, Trump decided, ‘build it anyway.’”

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