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Why to expect 'more of the same' from president's address

Clip: 01/09/2019 | 7m 34s Video has closed captioning.

President Trump plans to make his case for a border wall during a primetime speech, in which he’s expected to reiterate his argument that the situation at the southern border constitutes a “crisis.” Yamiche Alcindor and Lisa Desjardins join Judy Woodruff to discuss how the administration justifies the government shutdown, where public opinion stands and how congressional Democrats might respond.

Aired: 01/09/19

Rating: NR

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