Politics Feb 15

President Donald Trump speaks to reporters following a meeting with congressional leadership on the ongoing partial government shutdown and border security in the Rose Garden of the White House in on Jan. 4, 2019. Photo by Jim Young/Reuters
WATCH: Trump declares national emergency to build border wall

Battling with one branch of government and opening a new confrontation with another, President Donald Trump announced Friday he was declaring a national emergency to fulfill his pledge to construct a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Unhappy with deal, Trump still doesn’t expect a new shutdown

Under mounting pressure from his own party, President Donald Trump appears to be grudgingly leaning toward accepting an agreement that would head off a threatened second government shutdown but provide just a fraction of the money he's been demanding for…

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