National Emergency Will Bring Funding for Border Wall

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National Emergency Will Bring Funding for Border Wall

By Frederica Freyberg | Here & Now

February 15, 2019

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UW-Madison journalism professor Michael Wagner breaks down the president’s declaration of a national emergency for border wall funding. He says that since the president had a hard time getting funding under unified Republican government, getting a bill through the legislature with Democratic control of the House is unlikely. “This will face scrutiny, in the House and in the courts,” Wagner says.


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