US President Donald Trump has signed the necessary Declaration of a national state of emergency on the southern border of the United States to declare. The White house released on Friday afternoon (local time), the state of emergency Declaration. It says, among other things: "The current Situation on the southern border means a Border security and humanitarian crisis, the Central interests of national security will be threatened and a national state of emergency."
Trump informed officially to the US Congress in a Letter about the Declaration of a state of emergency. With the step he wants to pursue his plans for the construction of a wall on the border to Mexico.
Trump had announced the project earlier during an appearance in the rose garden of the White house and it poured with an "Invasion" of drugs, people smugglers and criminal gangs established in the country. The state of emergency Declaration, the President wants to carry money out of other pots - especially from the Budget of the Ministry of defense - transfer and so a total of around eight billion dollars for the construction of border security facilities. The US Congress had granted to him only 1,375 billion dollars - Trump had requested $ 5.7 billion.
New York wants to complain
is Whether the President described the security crisis on the border, but in fact and he is entitled to the proclamation of a state of emergency, it was controversial.
speech in the rose garden of the headquarters of the state of New York announced while trump filed a lawsuit against the state of emergency Declaration. The proclamation of a state of emergency "without legitimate reason" could lead to a "constitutional crisis," said the local Director of public advocate Letitia James. New York will not tolerate such "abuse of power" and against with all legal means, procedure.
Trump said in his speech, even the expectation, that the dispute over his state of emergency Declaration will ultimately land before the Supreme court. He expressed the hope to achieve before the Supreme Court a victory.More about
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The national emergency has to Trump the last resort, by him in the election campaign, promised the construction of the wall to enforce. Parliamentary, he was failed with the project, although he stood up for the 35 days the longest government is still in the US history in the purchase had taken. The Democrats had already announced, against Trumps action legal action. (dpa, AFP)