Johnson: National Emergency Declaration ‘Pandora’s Box,’ Likely Overturned in Court

Posted on January 10, 2019 10:23 am

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Thursday on “The Hugh Hewitt Show,” Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) said it is likely if President Donald Trump declared a national emergency to build a border wall it would be overturned in the courts. Partial transcript as follows: JOHNSON: Well, first of all, I think the President will. He’s certainly shown himself more than capable of standing his ground whether you talk about trade or whether you’re talking about the border right now. And from my standpoint, I think one of the things Republicans ought to be looking at is just some really bare bones budgets. You know, acknowledging the fact that