Trump eyes emergency powers to pay for border wall, end shutdown
Thursday, 10 January 2019 U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday threatened to use emergency powers to bypass Congress and get billions of dollars to pay for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, as a partial U.S. government shutdown over the issue stretched into its 20th day.
President Donald Trump said on Friday he would not declare a national emergency "right now" to end a standoff over border security that has idled large swaths of the U.S. government, all but guaranteeing that he will preside over the longest shutdown in U.S. history.
The Department of Defense has released a list of hundreds of military construction projects that are at risk cancellation.The reason? To free up funds and resources to pay for President Trump's border..
A CNN debate on President Donald Trump's decision to veto the Senate's rejection of his national emergency bid to build his wall got heated. CNN political commentator, Tara Setmayer accused radio show..
President Donald Trump issued the first veto of his presidency on Friday to block a measure passed by Democrats and Republicans in Congress that would terminate... Reuters India Also reported by •Firstpost •DNA •Sify
US Senate Republicans launched their first major rebuke of US President Donald Trump voting against his ambitious 'emergency declaration' to build a border wall... Firstpost Also reported by •Reuters India
The U.S. Senate passed a proposal on Thursday to terminate President Donald Trump's declaration of an emergency at the southern border, with 12 Republicans... Reuters India Also reported by •Firstpost •DNA •Sify