Trump hosts African American History Month reception — live updates

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President Trump will host a reception at the White House's East Room for African American History Month Thursday night.

The president is facing heavy criticism from Democrats and some Republicans for issuing a national emergency proclamation last week to access billions of dollars to fund his long-promised wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. House Democrats are expected to introduce a resolution Friday designed to terminate the White House's declaration.

First published on February 21, 2019

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