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According to analysts at Deutsche Bank,  US President Trump is reportedly going to sign the funding deal today negotiated by House and Senate lawmakers.

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“The deal would provide additional funding for border security, albeit not a wall as the President has asked for, which will according to Bloomberg headlines prompt him to declare a national emergency in order to divert funding from other sources to wall construction.”

“We got further hints in this direction overnight with  the White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders saying in a statement that, “President Trump will sign the government funding bill, and as he has stated before, he will also take other executive action — including a national emergency — to ensure we stop the national security and humanitarian crisis at the border.”  Such a move is likely to be challenged in the courts, which will likely take months or years to resolve.”

“More immediately relevant, the funding deal will avert a shutdown, which will allow government programs to continue operating, enable the IRS to continue disbursing tax refunds, and permit statistical agencies to continue their data releases unimpeded.”