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Trump May Opt for Emergency Declaration to Fund Border Wall

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President Donald Trump has said he may pursue a national emergency to fund the construction of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border should negotiations over spending fail, Federal Times reported Wednesday. “I think we might work a deal and if we don’t, I may go that route. I have the absolute right to do national emergency if I want,” he told reporters Wednesday at the White House.

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Report: Budget Negotiators Reach ‘Tentative’ Deal on FY 2016 Budget

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Budget negotiators in the House and Senate are finalizing a “tentative” agreement that seeks to align the upper and lower chambers’ versions of a fiscal year 2016 budget, Politico reported Wednesday. Rachael Bade writes that Senate Budget Chairman Mike Enzi (R-Wy.) and House Budget Chairman Tom Price (R-Ga.) plan to close the deal …

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