Donald Trump Admitted He Only Declared a National Emergency to Get Border Wall "Faster"

Type: Disdain for Rule of LawFeb 15 2019 Severity:
About: Immigration
Donald Trump casually admitted that he didn't "need to" declare a national emergency over his manufactured crisis along the southern border, but did so anyway because he "just want[s] to get it done faster." Democrats have long accused Trump of fabricating the crisis along the southern border, but now the President is admitting that's exactly what he's done.

Main Source: washingtonpost.com

Quote | It's something many in the country already know, but it's still shocking to hear out loud.

"I didn't need to do this [declare a national emergency]. But I'd rather do it much faster I just want to get it done faster."