10 things you need to know today: January 28, 2019

Trump says another shutdown is "certainly an option," Sen. Kamala Harris launches her presidential campaign, and more

Kamala Harris launches her presidential campaign
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1. Trump says another shutdown possible as wall deal unlikely

President Trump told The Wall Street Journal on Sunday that he thinks there's only a 50-50 chance lawmakers will reach a deal to fund a border wall, and another shutdown is "certainly an option." Under the deal that ended the longest partial government shutdown in U.S. history on Friday, 17 congressional negotiators have three weeks to reach an agreement on border security. Trump told the Journal he doubts he'll sign any bill that does not give him at least $5.7 billion for the wall, which Democrats oppose. Trump said he would use emergency powers if necessary to get a barrier up. Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney said Sunday that Trump would find ways to secure the U.S.-Mexico border "with or without Congress."

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