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Trump: Border Wall / National Emergency / Government Bill #1134782

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 14, 2019
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(White House: Jonathan Karl) President Trump's announcement he will sign a spending bill to keep the government open & Will declare a national emergency to get more money for a border wall reviewed; details given of the coming legal challenge from the Democrats. [Senator Mitch McCONNELL - says he will support the national emergency declaration.] [Feb. 13, TRUMP - says it's a big wall that will be hard to get over.] [Fob. 12, Fox host Sean HANNITY - calls the emergency a necessity.] [Speaker of the House Nancy PELOSI - says the emergency is an illusion.] The opposition of many Republicans to presidential powers raised by this decision & the likelihood its implementation will be blocked by the courts discussed.

Muir, David;
Karl, Jonathan

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