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John Oliver Tears Into Trump: ‘There Is Zero Actual Emergency At The Border’

The "Last Week Tonight" host pointed out that the president's border wall "would be expensive and completely ineffective."

The “Last Week Tonight” host mocked the president’s declaration, which followed “repeated attempts to get Congress to fund his border wall ― including shutting the government down for nearly a month.”

“Yes, according to Trump, the border suddenly constitutes a ‘national emergency,’” Oliver said. “And to be clear, there is zero actual emergency at the border right now. Illegal crossings have been declining for 20 years and, as we’ve talked about before on this show, a wall would be expensive and completely ineffective.”

 “You know, the kind of thing you do when America is in crisis,” he said.

Check it out in the clip above.

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