GOP Rep. Brooks, CNN’s Berman Clash Over Border Security — ‘How Many Dead People Do You Have to Have, John?’

Posted on January 11, 2019 6:48 am

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CNN “New Day” host John Berman and Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) battled Friday over border security and the possibility of President Donald Trump declaring a national emergency to direct funding to build a wall. Berman opened the interview with Brooks asking him why he thinks Trump has the authority the declare this situation a national emergency. “Because the United States code says so,” Brooks responded. Berman followed that response up by pointing out how the Alabama congressman has been against executive action in the past. Brooks replied, “[O]nce again, you guys at CNN are misleading the public. Those are different circumstances