Trump Today: Trump Today: President says he’s preparing order to end birthright citizenship

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President Donald Trump vowed to end the right to citizenship for children born on American soil to non-U.S. citizens, as he said the stock market was taking a “little pause,” and was preparing to travel to Pittsburgh in the wake of the deadly shooting at a synagogue.


Trump told Axios he plans to sign an executive order ending what’s known as birthright citizenship, adding “it was always told to me that you needed a constitutional amendment. Guess what? You don’t.”

A unilateral move by Trump would be certain to set off a legal brawl, as the 14th Amendment guarantees citizenship for children born in the U.S.

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