Jacquelyn Martin, Associated Press
President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House after a meeting with Congressional leaders on border security, Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, at the White House in Washington. Trump delivered a speech to the nation Tuesday night, focusing his remarks on southern border security.

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