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By Lou Marzeles

Herrera Beutler opposes national emergency to fund wall


February 20, 2019

the creative minds at are marketing a new toy that allows you to build your own wall with a figure of Trump standing in front of it.

U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler does not believe President Trump was right to declare a national emergency to secure funding for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Herrera Beutler issued a statement last week giving her reasons for disagreeing with the president's move.

"I have voted repeatedly and consistently for increased security on our borders," she said in her statement, "but I do not support the president using a national emergency declaration to redirect funds toward the border that were already appropriated for other purposes by Congress. If President Obama had ever hinted at using emergency powers in this way, I would have spoken out strongly against it, and consistency demand...

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