President Donald Trump announced Thursday he would sign a deal to avoid another government shutdown and issue a state of national emergency, allowing him to use Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for his southern border wall.

The government shutdown, though temporarily ended, postponed President Trump’s State of the Union address from Tuesday to Feb. 5. Trump agreed to move the address after he and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi exchanged a series of letters, in which Pelosi cited security concerns and unpaid security workers as reasons for postponement.

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