At the border, Trump moves closer to emergency declaration

Trump cancels Davos trip over partial govt. shutdown

President Donald Trump is edging closer to declaring a national emergency to pay for his long-promised U.S. -Mexico border wall as pressure mounts to end the three-week impasse that has closed parts of the government and deprived hundreds of thousands of workers of their salaries. Stakes surrounding the effects of the shutdown begin to mount as almost 800,000 federal workers went their first pay period cycle without a paycheck.

The President ramped up his efforts this week to make a direct appeal to the American public.

Trump visited McAllen, Texas, and the Rio Grande on Thursday to highlight what he calls a crisis of drugs and crime along the border.

The House of Representatives voted to approve a Senate-passed measure to ensure federal workers furloughed during the ongoing partial government shutdown are paid retroactively when the government reopens, sending the bill to President Trump's desk.

Republican and Democratic lawmakers raised immediate concerns over shifting funds that have already been approved by Congress for projects in states across the nation.

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Despite this, however, a source close to the president told The Daily Caller "he doesn't give a damn" broadly about the effects of the shutdown because the wall is an existential delivery both politically and for USA security.

Trump indicated Thursday during a trip to the border that he was planning to declare a national emergency in order to free up funds to build the wall, which is supported by only 41 percent of Americans, according to a recent Reuters-Ipsos poll. Trump is demanding billions for his wall that Democrats won't give him.

The Independent San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz has been critical of President Donald Trump's response to disasters in Puerto Rico. "I have never been more depressed about moving forward than I am right now", Graham told reporters.

The White House has said the president's trip is created to allow him to meet with those individuals who are "on the front lines" of what they have called a "national security and humanitarian crisis".

Sen. Richard Shelby, an Alabama Republican who chairs the Senate Appropriations Committee, put it this way: "The President and Schumer and Pelosi are going to have to get together and say, 'This is what we agree on'".

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