President Donald Trump declared a national emergency on Friday to redirect $6.6 billion from the Defense and Treasury departments to fund the construction of a Southern Border wall.
“We will have a national emergency, and we will then be sued, and they will sue us in the Ninth Circuit, even though it shouldn’t be there, and we will possibly get a bad ruling, and then we’ll get another bad ruling, and then we’ll end up in the Supreme Court and hopefully we’ll get a fair shake,” Trump said in a Rose Garden press briefing.
“Beautiful, sweet Debbie,” Rep. John Lewis began his eulogy to Rep. John Dingell speaking to his widow Rep. Debbie Dingell.
Lewis ended his tribute with words of gratitude to his “brother” laying next to the podium.
“He was a practitioner of what you might call tough love,” former Speaker John A. Boehner quipped with the crowd of the late Rep. John Dingell at Holy Trinity Church.
Boehner spoke of the former representative’s strength of belief, straightforward demeanor and distaste for cigarettes at the funeral.
Former President Bill Clinton eulogized former Rep. John Dingell Thursday at a Washington, D.C. service before friends and colleagues. Watch his full speech here.
Speaking at Holy Trinity Church on Thursday, Rep. Fred Upton highlighted the late Rep. John Dingell’s accomplishments and sense of humor.
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer stood before friends and colleagues to eulogize former Rep. John Dingell Thursday at a Washington, D.C. service. Hoyer spoke of Dingell's long tenure in the house, mentorship to his fellow members and clout as Dean of the House. Watch his full speech here.