The White House said today that President Trump will sign funding legislation set to be approved by Congress, but at the same time also will declare a national emergency under which he will seek to access additional funding for wall construction on the U.S.-Mexico border. […]

During a press briefing today, White House Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the Trump administration is considering other options to fund construction of a border wall along the U.S. southern border, other than through the President’s standing demand for $5 billion in funding from Congress for that purpose.