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"I don't want to speak for him, but I believe he would've gone to war with North Korea. I think he was ready to go to war. In fact he told me he was so close to starting a big war with North Korea," Trump said of Obama.
Trump spoke at the White House on Friday without reading from a teleprompter and apparently without following a full script.
Special counsel Robert Mueller said a ruling by a Washington, D.C., federal court judge that former Trump campaign boss Paul Manafort lied to the special counsel's team means that there is no reason to delay sentencing in a related case in Virginia.
Democrats signaled a protracted fight — both on Capitol Hill and in the court system — to challenge Trump's national emergency declaration.
"They will sue us in the 9th Circuit, even though it shouldn't be there, and we will possibly get a bad ruling, and then we will get another bad ruling, and then we will end up in the Supreme Court," Trump said.
With the declaration of a national emergency, President Donald Trump has access to roughly $8 billion to fund a border wall.
A Military Family Advisory Network report found that some military families living on bases face dangerous situations including mold, vermin, poor water quality and more in their homes.
Trump's national emergency declaration, criticized by Democrats and Republicans when he threatened it, could bring swift legal and legislative challenges.
As President Donald Trump declares a national emergency to build a border wall, crossings at the U.S.-Mexico border are at their lowest levels in nearly 50 years.
"If we don't have a strong military, you don't have to worry about debt, you have bigger problems," the president said.
"You want to talk about a national emergency? Let's talk about today," Pelosi said, referring to the first anniversary of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 dead on Feb. 14, 2018.
The U.S. has traditionally reassured doubtful allies of its security commitment through such measures as troop reinforcements and military exercises. However, disruptive times call for unconventional measures, Atlantic Council CEO Fred Kempe writes.
Trump plans to sign a spending bill and declare a national emergency to try to build his proposed border wall.
Barr faced scrutiny from lawmakers over how he would handle special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing probe of Russian election meddling.
The U.S. and China remain deadlocked on key issues blocking the path toward a trade agreement, according to multiple reports published on Thursday, as representatives for the two countries meet in Beijing.
Lawmakers and President Donald Trump have until midnight Friday to fund nine departments and prevent the second partial closure since December.