President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency at the southern border while acknowledging that rapid construction of a wall is not a necessity, but rather his preference.
By Joshua Barajas
During President Donald Trump's remarks on a new national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border, a reporter pushed back against the president's characterization of immigration and crime, asking: "What do you base your facts on?"…
By Alan Fram, Catherine Lucey, Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
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.
President Donald Trump will sign Congress' border security compromise, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday.
By Lisa Desjardins
The funding and border security bill is 1,159 pages. We have been studying the bill carefully so you don’t have to. Here are some highlights and key details.
By Jill Colvin, Andrew Taylor, Alan Fram, Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press
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…
Lawmakers working to develop an agreement on border funding by February 15 say they have reached a bipartisan deal. President Trump said he wasn't "happy" with the proposed bill, as it would provide only a fraction of the funding he…
As members of Congress finally arrive at an agreement over how to fund border security and avoid another government shutdown, both Democrats and Republicans are claiming victory -- and fielding criticism that they caved. But with only three days before…
Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., played a key role in brokering the bipartisan agreement lawmakers have arrived at to secure border security funding and avoid a second government shutdown. He speaks with Judy Woodruff about how members of both parties “worked…
By Lisa Desjardins, Yamiche Alcindor
Here is exactly what’s in the compromise struck between the top Republicans and Democrats on the congressional appropriations committees, and how it looks from both sides of Pennsylvania Avenue.
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