The Government Accountability Oiffce has released its list of government programs it says are high risk "due to their vulnerabilities to fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement, or that need transformation."
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 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.
One thing that did not occur in the president's State of the Union address was a declaration of a national emergency along the southern border. President Trump has considered the option in the face of congressional opposition to his request for a border wall. While that option may still be on the table, something else to consider is just how many "national emergencies" are currently active.