>> I may declare a national emergency dependent on what's gonna happen over the next few days>> President Donald Trump on Sunday renewing his threat to circumvent Congress and use the military to construct a wall on the US southern border if shutdown talks don't go his way. But Trump again offered up one concession.
That the wall be steel instead of the originally proposed concrete.>> The barrier or the wall could be of steel instead of concrete if that helps people. It may be better.>> The partial government shutdown is now in its third week and Trump's new acting chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney, said in a Sunday morning interview that it's likely to drag on much longer.
Congressional Democrats are at an impasse with Trump over more than $5 billion to fund construction of a border wall.>> This shutdown hurts. It oughta end, it oughta end quickly.>> But Democrats have signaled they could accept a funding deal that avoids a concrete wall and provides money for a steel barrier instead.
The Democrats are likely to demand other concessions, like protections for dreamers.>>