US President Donald Trump has announced in connection with the Situation on the border with Mexico, the national declare a state of emergency. So Trump can use, according to the White house on Friday, funds in the total amount of around eight billion dollars, of which large parts for the construction of a border attachment can use. Included 1,375 billion dollars from the budget, which may be for border security, but not for the construction of a wall or a fence.
Trump spoke of an "Invasion", the would be exposed to the United States. The budget chief of the White house, Mick Mulvaney, said that the money guarantee that "we can do what we want to do". This means, first of all, the construction of 234 miles of border fortification.
a Last resort for the construction of the wall
Trump justified by the alleged necessity of the construction of the wall for months with an unsustainable Situation on the border. The border guards would have to fight crossings with tens of thousands of illegal Border. Many of the migrants from countries of Latin America were Criminals, drug and human trafficking actively.
Whether or not the President described the security crisis on the border, but in fact and he is entitled to declare a state of emergency is a controversial issue.
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.
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.More about
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The emergency Declaration allows him to collect without parliamentary consent, financial resources to Fund the project. According to the White house, the Bulk of the money will come with more than six billion dollars from the Ministry of defence, where funds for construction and for drugs were provided. In addition, revenue from the hardware to the Ministry of Finance, took be used. (dpa, AFP)