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What happens when the US president declares a national emergency

President Trump declared a national emergency on February 15, 2019. This gives him special powers, which he says will help him fund a wall along the US-Mexico border. The President can declare a national emergency if the nation is “threatened by crisis, exigency, or emergency circumstances,” according to the Congressional […]
What happens when the US president declares a national emergency
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Trump has already signed 27 executive actions — here’s what each one does

President Donald Trump’s first week in office was filled with a flurry of action, and he’s just getting started. The 45th president has signed 27 executive actions so far, with far-reaching effects on Americans’ lives. While many of them have been billed as executive orders in the popular vernacular, most […]
Trump has already signed 27 executive actions — here’s what each one does
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TRUMP: The Australian refugee arrangement is a ‘dumb deal’

US president Donald Trump just confirmed his dismay over the deal struck under the Obama administration to resettle up to 1,250 refugees currently in Australian detention centres in America. Just hours after The Washington Post reported staggering details of a tense phone call with Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull, Trump […]
TRUMP: The Australian refugee arrangement is a ‘dumb deal’