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Breaking: Trump says won't declare national emergency right now

US President Donald Trump

President Donald Trump said on Friday he would not declare a national emergency for now as a way of ending a partial government shutdown and securing funds for a border wall, saying he would rather see the US Congress act. 




Trump weighs declaring emergency, while govt. shutdown enters record length

After days of the longest US government shutdown in history, President Donald Trump is considering declaring a national emergency that would likely escalate a policy dispute with Democrats over his proposed US-Mexico border wall into a court test of presidential power