Could Donald Trump declare a national emergency for a border wall? Here's what we know

The United States is in its 28th day of a partial federal government shutdown over the funding of a border wall with Mexico. President Donald Trump is unwilling to sign a spending deal to re-open the government if it doesn’t include billions of dollars for a border wall, and Democrats in Congress aren’t willing to support a bill that provides the money. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said he won't have the Senate vote on a proposal that doesn't have Trump's approval. Trump has floated the possibility of declaring a national emergency as a resort for building the border wall, to the chagrin … >>More