WASHINGTON   |The Latest: Trump moves closer to emergency declaration

10Jan - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News

WASHINGTON  —January 10, 2019— The Latest on President Donald Trump and the partial government shutdown (all times local):

7:15 p.m.

The former head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency says what’s happening on the U.S. southern border is no emergency.

W. Craig Fugate, who ran the national disaster agency for nearly eight years under President Barack Obama and was head of Florida’s disaster agency under a Republican governor, says the push of refugees seeking asylum on the border with Mexico is not a national emergency.

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