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Biden rescinds national emergency at U.S. southern border that allowed Trump to fund border wall Rebecca Morin, USA TODAY

President Joe Biden announced Thursday that he had informed Congress he was rescinding the national emergency declaration on the U.S.-Mexico border that was put in place by former President Donald Trump in February 2019 to redirect billions of dollars for construction of a wall along the southern border… Under the emergency declaration signed in February 2019, Trump was able to divert $600 million from the Treasury Department and $6.1 billion from the Defense Department to the Department of Homeland Security for border wall construction. Trump continued the proclamation in February 2020, which allowed him to divert an additional $3.8 billion…

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