Trump to call for unity, face skepticism in State of Union

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Sen. Lindsey Graham said the Republican Party is very divided over the border wall and argued that President Trump choosing to declare a national emergency to build the structure could mean war within the GOP.

Donald Trump: Will talk about bipartisan co-operation.

White House adviser Kellyanne Conway told reporters February 4 that the president had the "absolute right to declare a national emergency".

"We see this as the most likely outcome because despite reaching a stopgap agreement, President Trump and congressional Democrats remain fundamentally at odds over border security appropriations but will likely seek to avoid a further shutdown", the report stated.

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For instance, why not bring one of the millions of Hispanic children that has had to endure taunts about the border wall from as soon as Trump started his campaign?

The White House tonight announced several special guests attending the State of the Union at the Capitol tomorrow. In my opinion Trump not open to solving the problem with more drones and border control guards advances the argument that this is pure politics on Trump's part.

Pelosi held firm on her stance for no border wall funding and, after the longest shutdown in American history, Trump caved and reopened the government for three weeks while negotiations on border security funding continue.

He has teased the possibility of declaring a national emergency to secure wall funding if Congress does not act, though it appeared unlikely on Tuesday night that he would take that step.

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Hopefully, a State of the Union invite from the president himself will ease some of Joshua's pain.

Despite the shutdown, the USA economy added a robust 304,000 jobs in January, marking 100 straight months of job growth, the longest such period on record.

Trump accused House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) of "playing games". Despite the objections of some advisers, Mr Trump announced in December that he was withdrawing USA forces in Syria.

Pittsburgh Police SWAT officer Timothy Matson, who survived multiple gunshot wounds at the scene, will be among the attendees, as well as Judah Samet, a Holocaust survivor who also lived through the October 2018 mass shooting, in which 11 were killed, the White House said.

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One name on the list getting particular attention is Joshua Trump, a 6th grader who, as the White House explains, "has been bullied in school due to his last name". "He is thankful to the First Lade and the Trump family for their support".