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SOTU Insiders: Trump Must Make Case for a National Emergency

President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence at last year's State of the Union address. (Carlos Barria/Reuters)

By | Tuesday, 05 February 2019 10:31 AM

When President Donald Trump steps up to the podium at 9 p.m. ET to deliver Tuesday’s State of the Union Message, there will be just 10 days left on the calendar before a deadline triggers another federal shutdown over the border wall.

The president has already stated there is a “good chance” he will declare a state of emergency, given the current deadlock. Such a declaration would almost certainly touch off a political firestorm in both parties, analysts say.

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When President Donald Trump steps up to the podium at 9 p.m. Eastern to deliver Tuesday's State of the Union Message, there will be just 10 days left on the calendar before a deadline triggers another federal shutdown over the border wall.The president has already stated...
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