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President Donald Trump speaks during an event in the Rose Garden at the White House to declare a national emergency in order to build a wall along the southern border, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Trump praises use of death penalty for drug traffickers

- The Washington Times

President Trump revived his praise of foreign nations that use the death penalty to crack down on drug trafficking Friday, suggesting in a speech on border security it's a better way to deal with addiction than study groups who "eat lunch" and "waste a lot of time."

In this Dec. 3, 2018, file photo, migrants are escorted by a U.S. Border Patrol agent as they are detained after climbing over the border wall from Playas de Tijuana, Mexico, to San Ysidro, Calif. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, File)

Trump's border emergency: Answers to all your questions

- The Washington Times

As President Trump declared a national border emergency, claiming powers to shift money within the federal budget to build new walls, his opponents have warned he's breaking the Constitution, setting a dangerous precedent for future presidents and stealing money from other needy projects.