1. Republican senator: Trump declaring national emergency at border 'very dubious move'  Washington Examiner
  2. A Trump national emergency declaration could face challenges  CBS News
  3. Trevor Noah Tells Democrats: “Give Trump the Wall Before He Finds Out What He Can Really Do”  Slate
  4. Emergency declaration option for wall tests GOP | TheHill  The Hill
  5. Trump’s Emergency Powers Threat Could End Shutdown Crisis, but at What Cost?  The New York Times
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Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, questioned the constitutionality of President Trump declaring a national emergency.

He has floated the idea of calling a national emergency​ at the border to get the wall built without congressional approval

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President Trump is digging in on potentially declaring a national emergency to construct the U.S.-Mexico border wall, a move that would set up a clash with Republicans on Capitol Hill.

If the president invokes emergency powers to build a wall, it could be a mutually face-saving way to reopen the government, but also a violation of constitutional norms.