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As U.S. shutdown nears record length, Trump weighs declaring emergency


President Donald Trump, facing the prospect within days of the longest U.S. government shutdown in history, was considering declaring a national emergency that would likely escalate a policy dispute with Democrats over his proposed U.S.-Mexico border wall into a court test of presidential power. (Reuters Politics) More More

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