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By Zeke Miller, Amanda Seitz, Associated Press
Trump says the emergency will open up nearly $50 billion for state and local governments to respond to the outbreak.
By Andrew Taylor, Zeke Miller, Lisa Mascaro, Jill Colvin, Associated Press
President Donald Trump announced Friday that he is declaring the coronavirus pandemic a national emergency, as Washington struggles with providing Americans with relief and officials race to slow the spread of the outbreak.
By Associated Press
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…
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 Alan Fram, Associated Press
In our news wrap Friday, President Trump cast the first veto of his administration. The action was in response to Congress’ resolution to block Trump’s national emergency declaration over immigration at the U.S. border with Mexico. Meanwhile, North Korea is…
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…
U.S. Customs and Border Patrol says over 76,000 migrants crossed into the U.S. from Mexico last month -- twice as many as in February 2018. The increased volume reflects a greater proportion of migrant groups containing family units, for whom…
Opponents of President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border appear to have enough Senate votes to reject his move, now that Republican Rand Paul of Kentucky has said he can’t go along with the White…
By Alan Fram, David Sharp, Associated Press
A small bipartisan group of senators planned to introduce a resolution Thursday aimed at blocking President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency to finance additional miles of barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border.
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