WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump says he could use executive power on wall
WASHINGTON —Jan 04, 2019— The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local):
President Donald Trump says he’s considered using executive authority to get a wall built on the southern border.
Trump told reporters Friday that he could officially declare a national emergency to build a border wall but wants to try to negotiate a border wall with Congress.
Trump said: “I can do it if I want.