The president's declaration of a national emergency in order to spur construction of a physical barrier along the southern border has roiled official Washington. Part of the funding the president says he will use comes from other funds already appropriated, but as yet unused. What does all this mean?
The Government Accountability Office has issued a report on possible long-term threats to the nation. While these threats are called "emerging," that does not mean they are certain to occur. However, awareness and planning are essential.
We've already noted the dire news about federal deficits and the national debt.
The president's declaration of a "national emergency" to spur construction of roughly 200 miles of physical wall along the U.S.-Maeico border has generated a lot of commentary, and plenty of threats of legal action. How might the courts look upon this emergency declaration? Prof.