World Donald Trump Government Shutdown Fox News’s senior judicial expert Andrew Napolitano explained to Fox & Friends on Tuesday morning that Donald Trump still could not legally build a border wall by declaring a national emergency, as the president has suggested he may try to do. On Monday afternoon, Trump announced that he would address the nation to discuss border security on Tuesday evening. As he has threatened to declare a national emergency, many analysts have speculated that he may do so in the address. Right-wing pundit Sean Hannity, who also reportedly unofficially advises the president, has said that he is urging Trump to make such a decision. But as Napolitano, who previously served as a New Jersey Superior Court judge, explained to the Fox & Friends team, declaring a national emergency wouldn’t give Trump the means to build the barrier on the southern U.S. border with Mexico. He explained that it would only give Trump the ability to mobilize assets at his disposal, such as the military, but any funding would still need to be approved by Congress. Additionally, it would not give him the ability to seize property along the border, little of which is owned by the federal… Read full this story
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