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In State of the Union speech, Trump continues hammering Congress over border wall funding

Raising warnings of out-of-control illegal immigration and soaring crime by immigrants — including debunked claims about El Paso's crime — the president tried to pressure Congress to end a stalemate over border wall funding and avert another government shutdown.

U.S. President Donald Trump delivers the State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. on Feb. 5, 2019.

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