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.
Reuters reports the U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a $4.6 billion bill to address the increase in migrants crossing the US-Mexico border. On May 1st, Trump requested funding for programs that house,..
According to a report by Reuters, on Wednesday, the US Senate approved a bill that would grant 4.6 billion dollars for border aid in an attempt to stem illegal migration across the country's southern..
Vice President Mike Pence said toothbrushes, blankets and medicine are necessary basic for children. The Trump administration recently argued detained children at the border don’t need those items. A..