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"Emergency declarations nowadays for the most part have to do with foreign affairs. Crises Democrats, like congressman Adam Smith of the Armed Services Committee accused Mr. Trump of hyping, the problem for the sake of his political base. I think it would be a huge mistake to declare a national and there is no national emergency. Democrats would likely file court challenges to such a move under the constitutional claim that congress controls the purse strings. Bob Costantini, the White House. Ten after now as the government shutdown continues, many federal employees say they're growing more worrisome by the day. Corresponding Clayton Neville says one federal corrections officer in Texas is gaining attention after posting his concerns to social media. Chris Beasley is a federal corrections officer at the course, well, mental health facility in Fort Worth and says, he's working without pay the medical center houses women inmates with special medical or mental health needs. Beasley says the shutdown is beginning to. Effect everyday life for he and his colleagues girl she likes to NASA. She can't do that anymore. I had a tree hit the top of my house, and I got a hole in my roof. Now, I need repair. But I can't to pass that up until I get some, you know, what's going on with the government. Beasley says his bosses of send emails recommending employee's asked mortgage companies and Bill collectors to grant extensions. But that no one he knows has gotten a positive response. He says his options are limited. We can't at the ban in this place. We have terrorists we have spies. We have we have the only administrative unit and for women in the entire nation. Beasley recently posted a picture of himself on social media dressed in his federal uniform holding a cardboard sign reading shutdown. We'll work for food. Beasley says he posted the picture to give an insight into what has become his reality. Trying to get attention out there and trying to get people to notice that average employees are being affected. It's not the Gerke rats. They're still getting paid all the politicians are still getting paid. They're also getting paid that are making these decisions the people that are affected by this government shutdown or to average government employees every government crush Nostra's making forty thousand dollars a year. And the family to support President Trump says the length of the shutdown is dependent on how long it takes Democrats to make a deal on a proposed border wall. I'm Clayton Neville. It's eleven after China's official news agency is reporting that North Korean leader, Kim Jong UN is visiting China at the invitation of Chinese president Xi Jinping. Correspondent Brian Todd has more experts say Kim knows he needs the Chinese leader to keep goods flowing across the border between the two countries to sidestep sanctions, and she wants Kim to keep the dialogue with the United States going believing. It's in China's interests for Kim to drive a wedge between the American president and US allies, South Korea and Japan, all of this analysts suggest could signal a second Trump Kim summit sooner rather than later Brian Todd. It's twelve passed up next on America in the morning."