The White House announced Thursday that President Trump would sign the bi-partisan border security bill — and then declare a national emergency to find the money for his long-promised border wall that Congress wouldn’t give him.
“President Trump will sign the government funding bill, and as he has stated before, he will also take other executive action — including a national emergency — to ensure we stop the national security and humanitarian crisis at the border,” spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement.
A short time later, the Senate passed and the House was poised to follow.
And the left is in full freakout on Twitter
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