Trump Confirms He Can Use “National Emergency” To Build Wall After Key Democrat’s Admission

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President Trump on Monday reiterated his ability to declare a national emergency and build his border wall, pointing out that top Democrat Adam Smith, Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee admitted on Sunday that Trump can do so. 

Congressman Adam Smith, the new Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, just stated, “Yes, there is a provision in law that says a president can declare an emergency. It’s been done a number of times.” No doubt, but let’s get our deal done in Congress!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 7, 2019

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On SundayABC‘s “This Week” host George Stephanopoulos asked Smith “Does President Trump have the ability, have the authority to declare a national emergency and have

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