The “National Emergency” Scam

The “National Emergency” Scam By Thomas Eckert Donald Trump found himself in hot water last month with critics and supporters alike. His new spending bill didn’t sit well with fiscally concerned Republicans, who watched as our annual deficit topped $1 trillion. Meanwhile, his more border-hawkish supporters were disappointed to see only $1.3 billion set aside in funding for the border wall. What caused the chaos most though was the “state of emergency” Trump declared as he admittedly decided to seek funding for the wall through alternative means. This left both…

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