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US Shutdown: Can Trump Declare a National Emergency?

US Shutdown: Can Trump Declare a National Emergency?

The US government has entered a third week of partial shutdown due to a funding dispute over a wall along the southern border with Mexico. Donald Trump has asserted that he could call a national emergency to fund the wall and bypass Congress, but the extent to which this is true is open for debate.


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State of the Union Address, Between the Lines 

State of the Union Address, Between the Lines 

"On Tuesday 30th January, Donald Trump proved that he could communicate in a manner other than 280 character tweets, delivering the 3rd longest State of the Union Address in 50 years". Read more about the speech and its claims here. 


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