Attorney General Aaron Ford Responds to President’s Border Wall ‘Emergency’

February 14, 2019

Carson City, NV – Today, Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford issued the following statement in response to reports from the White House’s that President Trump intends to declare a state of emergency in order to build his border wall:

    “After weeks of a political impasse over his border wall, President Trump is hoping to sidestep any opposition to his funding plans by declaring a state of emergency. Our office will work with Nevada’s federal delegation and, should Nevada’s federal funds be depleted or harmed in any way by this latest effort, the Trump Administration should be prepared for a legal challenge from my office.”