WASHINGTON — House Democrats are preparing to take a defiant stance against President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration seeking to fund his Southwest border wall without congressional approval.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California and 15 other states filed a lawsuit Monday against President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump is prepared to issue the first veto of his term if Congress votes to disapprove his declaration of a national emergency along the U.S.-Mexico border, a top White House adviser said on Sunday.
The 1st District congressman cited “14 teachers” hired in the Johnson City School System to teach English to Spanish-speaking students as an example of the impact inadequate border security is having on taxpayers.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump plans to spend about $8 billion on border barriers, far more than Congress has given him for that purpose.
WASHINGTON — Battling with one branch of government and opening a new confrontation with another, President Donald Trump announced Friday he was declaring a national emergency to fulfill his pledge to construct a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Updated Feb 15, 2019 at 12:12 PM
WASHINGTON — If President Donald Trump declares an emergency to build the wall with Mexico, he still needs money to pay for it. And shifting money from other accounts to deliver the $5.7 billion he wants is not without political problems.
WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi took a hard line Thursday against funding President Donald Trump’s long-stalled border wall, a move that could gridlock Capitol Hill negotiations that just got underway.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Thursday to ratchet up his demands on his long-stalled border wall, appearing to sour on congressional talks aimed at striking a deal with Democrats that he could sign.
Roe, who spoke to reporters by conference call Thursday morning just minutes after huddling with fellow House Republicans, said the “votes are not there” to avoid the partial government shutdown. The 1st District congressman said some 70 of his GOP colleagues were absent for the day’s voting.
He said some of the photos and videos of families being separated were made earlier this year when U.S. border enforcement officials were “overwhelmed” by the sheer number of illegal immigrants and would-be asylum seekers from Central and South America trying to enter this country from Mexico.
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration wants to build a 30-foot-high border wall that looks good from the north side and is difficult to climb or cut through, according to a pair of contract notices posted to a government website further detailing
Mar 18, 2017 at 3:52 PM