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Tuesday 20th March 2018

Trump Plans News Conference at US-Mexico Border

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7Dnews London

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 10:26 GMT

The US administration will host a news conference at the southern US border with Mexico in the next three weeks, President Donald Trump told reporters on Wednesday March 13th, according to Reuters.

While the US leader is seeking congressional backing for a wall, the US Congress is on the verge of issuing a sharp rebuke to Trump over his declaration of an emergency at the border. 

During a briefing at the White House on drug trafficking, Trump said "we'll see" whether he has to veto the congressional resolution ending his emergency declaration.

Already approved by the House of Representatives, the resolution to terminate the declaration has sufficient support in the Senate to be passed, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said last week.


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