The media learned about preparing the White house to the introduction of state of emergency in the United States
The white house began preparing for the announcement of the US state of emergency in order to be able to send money from the state budget for the construction of the wall on the border with Mexico to bypass Congress, writes the newspaper the Washington Post, citing sources in the administration of President Donald trump.
According to sources, the White house wants to extend construction of the barrier means, which were allocated in 2018 from the state budget for any purpose and has not been used. In particular, speech can go about the money ($13.9 billion), which in 2018, Congress ordered spent on liquidation of consequences of natural disasters, said the sources.
According to them, trump urged the army corps of engineers the U.S. to learn how fast may be concluded contracts with them and will they be able to start building a wall within 45 days after signing the necessary documents.
Earlier, the trump for the first time since his election, the President directly appealed to Americans. He urged members of Parliament to approve the draft budget, including $5.7 billion expenditure on the construction of the wall (about 322 km). According to trump, on the southern borders of the United States “growing humanitarian crisis and the security crisis”.
In December, Congress rejected this expenditure. Democrats in the house of representatives refused to allocate for the construction of more than $1.3 billion since Congress and the White house failed to agree to agree on the parameters of the budget, the government has been partially suspended. If she will not resume on January 12, the suspension becomes the longest in U.S. history.