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Pence Leads Effort To Fortify Faltering Gop Support

Jan 09, 2019 - Providence Journal

WASHINGTON \x97 Divisions grew among congressional Republicans on Tuesday over President Donald Trump’s shutdown strategy, as a number of lawmakers expressed consternation over the possibility that he’d declare a national emergency to build his border wall, while others voiced some support for Democrats’ plans to reopen most of the government without the wall money Trump has demanded.

Ahead of Trump’s nationally televised address, Vice President Mike Pence lobbied House Republicans...