President Trump visited the U.S.-Mexico border in California Friday. While downplaying his previous threats to cut off cross-border traffic entirely and praising Mexico for “terrific” apprehension levels in recent days, the president also said during an appearance with border officials…
President Donald Trump headed to the border with Mexico on Friday to make a renewed push for border security as a central campaign issue for his 2020 re-election.
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press
Abandoning his threat to immediately seal the southern border, President Donald Trump warned instead that he'd slap tariffs on cars coming to the U.S. from Mexico unless the Mexicans do more to stop the flow of migrants and drugs to…
By Hope Yen, Calvin Woodward, Eric Tucker, Associated Press
President Donald Trump is taking his interpretation of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation well beyond the facts. Here's a closer look at the president's claims in the past week.
In our Tuesday news wrap, the House failed to override President Trump's veto of a bill to block his national emergency declaration. The 248 lawmakers voting to override fell 38 short of a required two-thirds majority. The declaration still faces…
By Lolita Baldor, Robert Burns, Associated Press
Both Republicans and Democrats on the House Armed Services Committee said there is little support for tapping military construction projects for the wall, about a week after Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan sent a list of vulnerable projects to Capitol…
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
The Democratic-controlled House fell short Tuesday in its effort to override President Donald Trump's first veto, handing him a victory in his effort to spend billions more for constructing barriers along the Southwest border than Congress has approved.
By Angela Kocherga, Albuquerque Journal
Amid the roiling national debate about immigration and a border wall, construction crews in El Paso, Texas, are busy replacing 20 miles of wire mesh fencing with a bollard-style structure. Border Patrol says this kind of barrier is crucial for…
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
To a remarkable degree, the 2020 Pentagon budget proposal is shaped by national security threats that acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has summarized in three words: “China, China, China.”…
By Jill Colvin, Zeke Miller, Associated Press
Flanked by law enforcement officials as well as the parents of children killed by people in the country illegally, President Donald Trump maintained that he is not through fighting for his signature campaign promise, which stands largely unfulfilled 18 months…
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