Skip to main content

Trump expected to sign border deal averting shutdown, declare emergency in pursuit of wall funding

The emergency declaration could allow President Donald Trump to procure wall funding without approval from Congress, but Democrats have promised to challenge the move.

By Erica Werner, Damian Paletta, Seung Min Kim and Rachael Bade, The Washington Post
President Donald Trump pauses during a speech at a rally at El Paso County Coliseum in El Paso on February 11, 2019.

Texans need truth. Help us report it.

Support independent Texas news

Become a member. Join today.

Donate now

Explore related story topics