Trump administration eyes raiding hurricane relief funds to build border wall

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"We shouldn't have to", Trump told reporters.

The House of Representatives approved legislation Friday to fund and reopen the Interior Department, the Environmental Protection Agency and other federal agencies impacted by the partial government shutdown, though the measure is expected to be dead on arrival in the Senate and faces a White House veto threat.

Almost three-quarters of USA citizens surveyed said the prolonged impasse over whether to fund President Trump's wall on the border with Mexico is "embarrassing for the country", according to an NPR/Ispos Poll released Friday. "Time for President @realDonaldTrump to use emergency powers to build Wall/Barrier. I would nearly say definitely". Efrén Olivares of the Texas Civil Rights Project said Trump was stoking racism, xenophobia and fears about a crime epidemic that doesn't exist.

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The emergency funds had been set aside for California in the wake of devastating wildfires that tore through 1.8 million acres in the state this year, as well as Puerto Rico, Texas, and Florida as they continue to recover from 2017 and 2018's hurricanes and prepare for similar storms in the coming years.

"When the next Democratic President declares a national emergency over gun violence and takes executive actions to curtail gun purchases, you can thank the people urging Donald Trump to do the same with regards to the border", he wrote on Twitter.

President Donald Trump is edging closer to declaring a national emergency to pay for his long-promised U.S. -Mexico border wall as pressure mounts to end the three-week impasse that has closed parts of the government and deprived hundreds of thousands of workers of their salaries.

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At this point, it appears snow will arrive Saturday afternoon with most of the snow falling before 2 a.m. on Sunday morning. The snow and snow/sleet mix (to the south and southwest) is going to move in earlier than previously anticipated.

A second official with knowledge of the proposal said it would fund construction of about 315 miles (500 kilometers) of border barrier. On the flip side, Cavuto also thinks Democrats are being disingenuous, sounding less concerned about border dangers than they did just a few months ago. One said the phone calls coming into his office were overwhelmingly in favor of Trump's border wall.

Todd Semonite, commanding general of the Army Corps of Engineers, was traveling with Trump on Thursday. "We want Congress to do its job".

Meadows, who speaks frequently with Trump, sees the emergency declaration as the "last tool" the president has.

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