You read that right.
And, her statement concerning the move was a jumbled mass of idiocy.
They failed to overturn his veto, so now they’re heading to the courts to try to enact legislation there, since they are too impotent to do it in congress.
“The President’s action clearly violates the Appropriations Clause by stealing from appropriated funds, an action that was not authorized by constitutional or statutory authority,” Pelosi shrilly claimed.
Of course, she also said “not one penny,” and then turned around and provided billions.
“The House will once again defend our Democracy and our Constitution, this time in the courts,” Pelosi ignorantly added. “No one is above the law or the Constitution, not even the President.”
Her deliberate ignorance is sickening.
Firstly, the United States IS NOT a democracy… it is A REPUBLIC!
Spewing this lie over and over is a way to deceive the ignorant voting populous.
Secondly, U.S. Attorney General William Barr said the president’s emergency declaration was legal.
“The President’s action clearly violates the Appropriations Clause by stealing from appropriated funds, an action that was not authorized by constitutional or statutory authority,” Pelosi claimed.
“Congress, as Article I — the first branch, co-equal to the other branches — must reassert its exclusive responsibilities reserved by the text of the Constitution and protect our system of checks and balances,” she added.
But, she had no problem with Obama’s illegal amnesty… and no problem with the other many illegal actions of the former administration.
It’s like she has no comprehension.
There is a border emergency.
Un-vetted, criminal aliens are pouring across the border in record numbers and there is no stopping them, thanks to congressional laws.
Such action against the president, given the situation, could be considered treasonous… and Americans can add it to the long list of other similar activities democrats have perpetrated for the last decade.