President Trump’s Government shutdown is now the longest in U.S. history, with 800,000 workers now missing their first pay checks. Trump claims he is closer to declaring a National Emergency to get the money, but won’t do it “so fast”. Ari Melber breaks down how if you can delay something, schedule it or decide later whether or not it exists, it’s probably not an emergency. Howard Fineman tells Melber Trump’s shutdown over border wall funding is “probably the most glaring example of a phony issue that has resulted in real pain”.
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False Alarm: Why President Trump’s Wall “Emergency” Is A Fraud | The Beat With Ari Melber | MSNBC