"I could do the wall over a longer period of time. I didn't need to do this, but I'd rather do it much faster," President Trump to @PeterAlexander on national emergency declaration to secure funding for border wall. https://t.co/bmuewGdv83 pic.twitter.com/8VwyqyZy7H— NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt (@NBCNightlyNews) February 15, 2019
“I didn’t need to do this, but I’d rather to do it much faster.” —President @realDonaldTrump— Chuck Schumer (@SenSchumer) February 15, 2019
Mr. President, how can this possibly be an national emergency if you’re saying you don’t need to do it?
This quote should be the first sentence of the first paragraph of every complaint filed this afternoon. https://t.co/ClHQhpTaEe— George Conway (@gtconway3d) February 15, 2019