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Trump says won't declare national emergency right now

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Trump says won't declare national emergency right now
FILE PHOTO: Federal air traffic controller union members protest the partial U.S. federal government shutdown in a rally at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S. Jan. 10, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo   -   Copyright  Jonathan Ernst(Reuters)
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Friday he would not declare a national emergency for now as a way of ending a partial government shutdown and securing funds for a border wall, saying he would rather see the U.S. Congress act.

(Reporting by Steve Holland; Writing by Mohammad Zargham; Editing by Tim Ahmann)

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