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Trump declares national emergency to build the border wall

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At the White House on Friday, President Trump declared a national emergency to help fulfill one of his campaign promises: Constructing a wall on the border with Mexico. The administration said it intends to spend roughly $8 billion to build 234 miles of steel wall. Congress has approved just under $1.4 billion for border barriers. Major Garrett reports.

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