(New York Post) Mitch McConnell said Thursday that President Trump would sign the bipartisan 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.
“I’ve just had an opportunity to speak with President Trump. I would say to all my colleagues he has indicated he is prepared to sign the bill. He will also be issuing a national emergency declaration at the same time,” the majority leader declared from the Senate floor.
His statement came as Congress was poised to pass a bipartisan compromise border security bill Thursday evening to avert another government shutdown, and Trump was expected to sign it, according to allies.
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