IT’S OFFICIAL: Trump Declares National Emergency, Seeks $8 BILLION for Border Wall

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President Trump addressed the American people from the White House Friday morning; announcing his plan to declare a national emergency and allocate upwards of $8 billion for new border wall funding.

We’re going to confront the national security crisis on our southern border … one way or the other, we have to do it,” Trump said in the Rose Garden.

Trump now outlining what he thinks will happen next:

"And we will then be sued and they will sue us in the 9th Circuit and we will possibly get a bad ruiling and then we'll end up in the Supreme Court and then we'll win in the Supreme Court …"

— Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) February 15, 2019

“A senior administration official told Fox News that the White House will announce it is moving $8 billion in currently appropriated or available funds toward construction of the wall. Of that, $3 billion could be diverted with help from the emergency declaration,” writes Fox News.

Read the full report here.