1. The worst case scenario for conservatives if Trump invokes emergency powers to build a border wall  Washington Examiner
  2. Republicans grapple with executive power as Trump weighs national emergency  ABC News
  3. Emergency: Trump splits the GOP  The Washington Post
  4. GOP rejected Obama's executive reach, warily accepts Trump's  ABC News
  5. All the reasons there is no ‘emergency’  The Washington Post
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If President Trump tries to invoke emergency powers to build a border wall and fails in courts, it would be bad for conservatives. But if he succeeds in court, it would be even worse.

As the government shutdown passes a milestone as the longest in modern U.S. history, some Republicans have become unlikely cheerleaders of Trump's tactics.

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