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Senate Lawmakers: Border Spending and Interview Sunday

senate lawmakers: He pledged to build a wall anyway using his executive powers to declare a national emergency if necessary, according to CTV. I personally think it's less than 50-50, but you have a lot of very good people on that board, Trump said in an interview Sunday with the newspaper. As hundreds of thousands of furloughed federal workers prepared to return to work, Trump told The Wall Street Journal that he doesn't think the negotiators will strike a deal that he'd accept. The president was referring to a bipartisan committee of House and Senate lawmakers that will consider border spending as part of the legislative process. The spending bill Trump signed on Friday to temporarily end the partial government shutdown funds the shuttered agencies only until Feb. 15. The president's standoff with Democrats on Capitol Hill is far from over and the clock is ticking. ( As reported in the news.