US President Donald Trump vetoed a US Congress resolution on the abolition of the state of emergency he imposed to build a wall on the Mexican border. Reported by Reuters.
Trump signed the document in the presence of family members of people who died by illegal migrants. she he statedThat the construction of the wall helps to stop crime, human and drug trafficking in the United States.
On March 26, the US House of Representatives will have to review the resolution on the abolition of the state of emergency.
Remember that in December last year the work of the US government was partially suspended due to disagreements about the construction of the wall. Trump demanded that this target be allocated $ 5.7 billion from the government budget, but this did not happen and the US president did not approve the financing. On January 25, Trump and Congress agreed to end the partial closure.
Due to the lack of a budget, 9 of the 15 federal ministries partially stopped their work. 800 thousand civil servants went on unpaid leave.
In February, Trump signed a law on government financing to prevent a new shatdaun. He also announced a state of emergency on the southern US border. Allegedly, this measure would allow him to raise more than $ 7 billion in funds for other purposes. Due to the introduction of an emergency against Trump lawsuits filed. This happened in particular through a coalition of 16 American states.
Building a wall on the border with Mexico was one of Trump's promises during the 2016 election campaign.