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

posted by Hannity Staff - 2.15.19

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.

“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.