President Trump threatened to keep the government shut down for months or even years. But he said he was optimistic the impasse would be resolved soon. If not, he said he has the power to declare a national emergency and fund the wall without Congressional approval. During this turbulent first week of the new Congress, we’ve been following two of the newest members of the House. KCRW’s Michell Eloy profiled Katie Hill yesterday. Today, she sat down with Katie Porter.