Thursday on MSNBC’s “MTP Daily,” NBC News Capitol Hill reporter Kasie Hunt stated Republican legislators are criticizing President Donald Trump’s intention to declared a nationwide emergency to develop a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.
Hunt stated, “Don’t forget this is DHS, it’s likewise other appropriations costs, there is a lot of congressional old school purchase in here. There is a great deal of work from the appropriation committee that are used to working throughout the aisle. I think that is what guarantees– and you saw this on the Senate vote, too, 80 plus choose cloture and final passage. I believe you will see something similar in your home.”
She continued, “One thing that I question, this president is really mercurial, as we understand, his commitment to signing the costs appears ironclad, but the criticisms originating from Republicans just as we have actually been standing here talking. Rep. Cathy Morris Rodgers, she was in leadership in your house till recently, is saying the exact same thing as Nancy Pelosi. ‘What would President Bernie Sanders or Elizabeth Warren make with this power? We can not possibly give it up.’ Marco Rubio is saying something comparable.”
She included, “So plainly the president got the idea from Sean Hannity and others like him that say you have to swallow this, but you need to state this emergency. I believe this problem is going to fester here for the president.”
( h/t Grabien)
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