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Border residents hold dim view of U.S. bid to build wall via emergency declaration

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor February 16, 2019 14:05

Border residents hold dim view of U.S. bid to build wall via emergency declaration

People that live and work along the U.S.-Mexico border said the wall U.S: President Donald Trump has vowed to build was “unnecessary,” and “won’t solve any problems.”hundreds of people on foot could be seen crossing the bridge between the two countries while cars lined up as they do most days at this busy border crossing.Trump on Friday declared a national emergency to fund his promised wall at the U.S.-Mexico border without congressional approval.

The president’s move to circumvent Congress represented an escalation in his efforts to make good on a 2016 presidential campaign pledge to build a wall to halt the flow into the country of illegal immigrants, whom Trump says bring crime and drugs.

 

 

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor February 16, 2019 14:05