By Associated Press
In a letter dated Wednesday, Congressman Bennie Thompson raised concern about the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' decision to award the contract for the wall to Fisher Sand and Gravel. Thompson wrote that prior to Monday, the company had not…
By Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press
State District Judge Keno Vasquez on Tuesday issued a temporary restraining order against We Build the Wall, which raised $25 million after promising to build its own private barrier.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
A sense of optimism in the aftermath of a July budget and debt deal has yielded to pessimism now, and the poisonous political fallout from the ongoing impeachment battle isn't helping matters.
By Gretchen Frazee
Most of the projects involve replacing old barriers or adding secondary fencing rather than creating entirely new barriers.
Trump is expected to veto the bill that would block him from using the budget for construction projects on military bases to pay for his border wall.
The wall money is contained in a $71 billion draft funding bill that cleared its first, easiest hurdle in a Senate panel on Tuesday.
By Kevin Freking, Elliot Spagat, Associated Press
The president reveled in details of construction, saying Border Patrol and military officials persuaded him to adopt more expensive designs. "It's the Rolls-Royce version," President Donald Trump said.
The numbers of immigrant children being detained by U.S. authorities at the U.S.-Mexico border have dropped in recent months. Still, medical professionals continue to articulate concerns about the harmful effects that any detention can have on both the short- and…
President Trump is diverting some money for Defense Department infrastructure to instead construct or repair additional barrier sections on the U.S.-Mexico border. The 127 projects losing funding include Hurricane Maria recovery efforts in Puerto Rico and education and health services…
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
Defense Secretary Mark Esper has approved the use of $3.6 billion in funding from military construction projects to build 175 miles of President Donald Trump's wall along the Mexican border.
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