Kellyanne Conway, senior counselor to President Trump, said Monday evening that the president is “considering” declaring a national emergency to build the border wall and that White House lawyers are looking at the "legal implications" of it.
She cautioned, however, that going that route would let Congress off the hook again.
"There are probably some people who want him (Trump) to declare it (the emergency) so that Congress, again, can fail to do its job," she said. "The Congress and the courts have failed to do their jobs. They’ve given us this crisis."
Conway insisted what’s going on at the southern border is a “crisis” because of the amount of drugs, including methamphetamine, fentanyl, and heroin that are coming over from Mexico.