Trump Retains Explosive Wildcard in Battle Over Border Security

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A months-old battle over U.S. border security comes to a climax this week, as Washington faces a Friday deadline to avoid another partial government shutdown. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports overshadowing congressional negotiations is President Donald Trump’s vague, but persistent, threat to declare a national emergency if Congress fails to fund wall construction along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Originally published at – https://www.voanews.com/a/trump-retains-explosive-wildcard-in-battle-over-border-security/4780741.html

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