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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.
Congress is preparing to send a government funding package that contains a compromise on allocations for border security to President Trump, who has announced his intention to sign the bill. However, Trump also plans to declare a national emergency in…
By Associated Press
President Trump is prepared to invoke a national emergency to build the U.S.-Mexico wall after Congress refused to provide $5.7 billion he was demanding as part of a budget compromise to avoid a federal shutdown.
By Hope Yen, Calvin Woodward, Associated Press
The emergency action Trump has been contemplating would be rare. The presidents he has cited did not use emergency powers to pay for projects that Congress wouldn't support.
Congressional negotiators revealed more about a proposed funding deal Wednesday, but President Trump has yet to indicate whether he'll sign it. With just two days left before a second government shutdown would take effect, the pressure is on to hammer…
President Donald Trump told a conference of the Major County Sheriffs and Major Cities Chiefs Association that the wall he envisions in some places along the southern border would be harder to scale than Mount Everest.
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…
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