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Trump Claims Border Wall Is Necessary Due To 'Humanitarian Crisis' During Primetime Speech

WorldNews Wednesday, 9 January 2019 ()
Trump Claims Border Wall Is Necessary Due To 'Humanitarian Crisis' During Primetime SpeechPresident Donald Trump attempted to appeal to the public to put more pressure on Congress for funding a border wall constructed on the southern United States border with Mexico on Tuesday night by making a rare direct address from the Oval Office, according to CNN. But Trump did not declare a national emergency which would have allowed him to secure funding the wall without Congress, likely due to a protracted legal battle that would come after the declaration. “This is a humanitarian crisis. A crisis of the heart, and a crisis of the soul,” Trump said in a rare televised address. Trump said the U.S. was experiencing a humanitarian and security crisis at the southern border, claiming the...
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On the 18th day of the government shutdown, President Trump will deliver his first address to the nation from the Oval Office. He's demanding more than $5 billion for his border wall, claiming there's a security and humanitarian crisis. Major Garrett reports.

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