President Trump during an interview on Thursday night said that the law is “100 percent on my side” when it comes to declaring a national emergency over the situation at the border.
“If we don’t make a deal with Congress, most likely I will do that,” Trump told Fox News’s Sean Hannity, referring to declaring a national emergency. “I would actually say I would. I can’t imagine any reason why not, because I’m allowed to do it.”
When asked about the timing of the national emergency announcement, Trump said, “I think we’re going to see what happens over the next few days.”
“Look, we’re not going anywhere,” he said. “We’re not changing our mind because there’s nothing to change your mind about.”
“The law is 100 percent on my side,” he added.
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