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...
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..