Trump eyes emergency powers to pay for border wall, end shutdown
Thursday, 10 January 2019 () U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday threatened to use emergency powers to bypass Congress and get billions of dollars to pay for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, as a partial U.S. government shutdown over the issue stretched into its 20th day.
President Donald Trump said on Friday he would not declare a national emergency "right now" to end a standoff over border security that has idled large swaths of the U.S. government, all but guaranteeing that he will preside over the longest shutdown in U.S. history.
In a bid to break the shutdown impasse and fund his long-promised border wall, President Donald Trump on Saturday offered to extend temporary protection for young people brought to the U.S. illegally..
President Donald Trump on Saturday made an offer to extend temporary protections to children of undocumented immigrants as a way to "break the logjam" that has led to a protracted government shutdown,..