Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), a Member of the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement after President Trump declared a national emergency to divert $8 billion—including defense funds—to build his medieval border wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s State of the Union address.
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