Trump threat­ens to de­clare state of emer­gency

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The par­tial gov­ern­ment shut­down is draw­ing crit­i­cism from var­i­ous sides, and Pres­i­dent Trump is threat­en­ing to de­clare a state of emer­gency to fund his long-promised bor­der wall with Mex­ico.

■ Ken Goodrich: “Vis­it­ing a bor­der pa­trol sta­tion in McAllen (Texas), Trump viewed ta­bles piled with weapons and nar­cotics. Like nearly all drugs traf­ficked across the bor­der, they were in­ter­cepted by agents at of­fi­cial ports of en­try ...” OK, so what would more walls have done? Nothing. The current bar­ri­ers are do­ing their job.

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