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Politics Feb 15WATCH: Trump declares national emergency to build border wall
Battling with one branch of government and opening a new confrontation with another, President Donald Trump announced Friday he was declaring a national emergency to fulfill his pledge to construct a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Politics Feb 14WATCH: Senate approves border security and funding bill
President Donald Trump will sign Congress' border security compromise, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday.
Politics Feb 13Unhappy with deal, Trump still doesn’t expect a new shutdown
Under mounting pressure from his own party, President Donald Trump appears to be grudgingly leaning toward accepting an agreement that would head off a threatened second government shutdown but provide just a fraction of the money he's been demanding for…
Politics Feb 12Budget deal allows far less money than Trump wanted for wall
Congressional negotiators reached agreement to prevent a government shutdown and finance construction of new barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border, overcoming a late-stage hang-up over immigration enforcement issues that had threatened to scuttle the talks.
Politics Feb 11Lawmakers announce ‘agreement in principle’ to avoid shutdown
Congressional negotiators announced an agreement late Monday to prevent a government shutdown and finance construction of new barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border, overcoming a late-stage hang-up over immigration enforcement issues that had threatened to scuttle the talks.
Nation Feb 09Likely deal to prevent shutdown would give Trump fraction of $5.7 billion wall money
Congressional bargainers are working toward a border security deal amid indications that the White House is preparing to accept a bipartisan agreement that would give President Donald Trump a fraction of the money he’s demanded for his proposed southern border…
Politics Jan 31Trump appears to sour on congressional border security talks
President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Thursday to ratchet up his demands on his long-stalled border wall, appearing to sour on congressional talks aimed at striking a deal with Democrats that he could sign.
Politics Jan 30Democrats’ opening border plan offers no money for Trump’s wall
Democrats in the House offered a border security plan on Wednesday that would not provide a penny for Donald Trump's border wall. Instead it includes new money for customs agents, scanners, aircraft and boats to police the border, and to…
Politics Jan 30WATCH: Congressional committee meets on border security deal for first time
Democrats offered to boost border security spending and leaders of both sides flashed signs of flexibility as congressional talks began Wednesday aimed at resolving the standoff with President Donald Trump that sparked the just-ended 35-day partial government shutdown.
Politics Jan 30Trump says ‘wall’ must be part of lawmakers’ border deal
Capitol Hill negotiators are hopeful of an agreement as they officially kick off talks on a homeland security spending bill stalled over funding for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall.