Trump says he could use emergency powers to build border wall
Saturday, 5 January 2019 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Friday he could use emergency powers to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border without Congress' approval, threatening to bypass Democratic lawmakers emboldened by their recent takeover of the House of Representatives. A showdown between Trump and Congressional Democrats over funding for his wall project has led to a two-week government shutdown. Trump says he will not support a bill to fully fund the government until he secures the money for the wall
Vice President Mike Pence, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and other Trump administration officials briefed reporters on negotiations with Democrats over ending the partial government shutdown. A new round of budget talks over the weekend failed to result in any major progress. CBS News...
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..
According to Business Insider, a government analysis shows President Donald Trump's plans for the US-Mexico border barrier may tap into un-awarded funds that could have gone towards a water treatment..
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