Trump did not say on Friday when he would make such a declaration, but the move will allow him to bypass Congress to spend more money to erect barriers on the U.S.-Mexico border.
By 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.
By Alan Fram, Catherine Lucey, Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
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…
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.
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…
While a tentative bipartisan agreement exists to fund the government and avoid a second shutdown, more work must be accomplished quickly to meet Friday's deadline. Senate Majority Whip John Thune, R-S.D., talks to Judy Woodruff about the outlook for President…
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…
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