A lot of Republicans are worried about the dangerous precedent Trump could set with a national emergency declaration for the border wall

A number of Republican lawmakers have expressed concerns about the ramifications of President Donald Trump declaring a national emergency to fund the wall he wishes to build along the US-Mexico border.

Trump has floated the idea amid an impasse with Democratic lawmakers over border wall funding, which has led to a partial government shutdown. The president on Thursday said he’s hopeful Democrats will “compromise” on the issue, but that he’s still willing to declare a

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