GOP divided over emergency declaration to fund border wall

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Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley on Friday warned President Trump against using executive power to secure funding for a border wall, saying a move would "contravene" Congress' power. CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns and CBS News Washington correspondent Paula Reid join CBSN to discuss.
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Published on January 9, 2019 -  00:37
Trump Still Considering Emergency Declaration For Border Wall
According to Reuters, U.S. President Donald Trump is still looking at a possible declaration of a national emergency in order to move around Congress and build a wall along the southern border with Mexico. In an interview, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said that "Such a declaration is β€œcertainly still an option, something that’s on the table. That’s something that we are looking at." She added that the White House remained hopeful it could find a solution to the wall funding and the government shutdown with Congress.

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