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Trump Teases 'Major' Shutdown Announcement For Saturday

Trump didn't provide details on what he will announce, but previously raised the possibility of declaring a national emergency to fund his proposed border wall.
President Donald Trump said he'll make a "major" announcement Saturday.
President Donald Trump said he'll make a "major" announcement Saturday.

WASHINGTON, Jan 18 (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Friday he will make a “major” announcement on Saturday at 3p.m. EST (2000 GMT) on “the humanitarian crisis on our southern border” and the partial government shutdown, now in its 28th day.

(Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Lisa Lambert)

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