Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama
 

Sewell statement on possibility of President Trump declaring a national emergency

Feb 14, 2019
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C – U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) released the following statement on the possibility of President Trump declaring a national emergency:

“The President is pounding his fists after failing to secure billions of dollars for a wasteful, ineffective brick-and-mortar wall that the vast majority of Americans do not support. His actions are a clear abuse of power and set a dangerous precedent. Instead, the President should be focused on addressing some of the real emergencies facing our country – gun violence, the opioid crisis, crumbling infrastructure and poverty."