In the dispute over the intended wall on the border to Mexico will declare US President Donald Trump, according to the White house for a national emergency. In this way, Trump wants to get additional funds to Finance the construction of the wall.
at the same time will Trump informed a budget law that has developed in the Congress party across the Board, his spokeswoman, Sarah Sanders on Thursday. With the law, a new financial blockade for the Federal authorities is to be avoided. It should not occur until Friday in force, there would be a "Shutdown".
Democrats retain the action before
in the Senate between Republicans and opposition Democrats negotiated budget draft is, however, only 1,375 billion dollars (approximately EUR 1.2 billion) for the construction of the wall on the border to Mexico. This is less than a quarter of the sum of $ 5.7 billion, which had demanded Trump.
The state of emergency Declaration serves to Trump now as an Instrument to bypass the Congress and to try to raise the pots of the missing funds from the existing Budget. However, a tough fight in the courts to this approach is to be expected. The Chairman in the house of representatives, the Democrat Nancy Pelosi, announced on Thursday already, we reserve the right to complain about it: "It is not a state of emergency, what happens at the border," said Pelosi.