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Trump declares national emergency to unlock border wall funds

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Trump will sign border deal; but will declare emergency

WASHINGTON (AP) – Congress lopsidedly approved a border security compromise that would avert a second painful government shutdown. But a new confrontation has been ignited – this time over President Donald Trump’s plan to bypass [...]

Legal war looms over Trump move to declare border emergency

Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images National Emergency Lawmakers, activists and state officials are planning to challenge what they say is a presidential end-run around the Constitution. By JOSH GERSTEIN 02/14/2019 11:40 PM EST Share [...]

Trump will sign spending bill, declare national emergency for border wall

President Trump will sign the spending bill, but at the same time he will also issue a national emergency declaration to go around Congress and build more border wall, the Senate’s top Republican announced Thursday. “The president will [...]

Border security brawl seems near a serene resolution

WASHINGTON (AP) – Congress is set to resolve its clattering brawl with President Donald Trump in uncommonly bipartisan fashion as lawmakers prepare to pass a border security compromise providing a mere sliver of the billions he’s demanded [...]

Guest Columnist: Why We Must Have a Border Wall

On account of the president’s cowardly retreat from the wall, Ann Coulter is too angry to type. In her place, we present a guest columnist outraged at the president’s capitulation. By Donald J. Trump This election … is our last chance [...]

Trump says he has ‘a lot of options’ to secure his border wall funds

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AP FACT CHECK: Newsom wrong on illegal border crossings

SAN DIEGO (AP) – California Gov. Gavin Newsom devoted part of his first State of the State address to attacking President Donald Trump’s positions on illegal immigration, declaring, “This border emergency is nothing more than a manufactured [...]

Republicans and Democrats dispute what’s in the border funding deal

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the funds in the deal would pay for “new border barriers“ when touting the agreement on the Senate floor Tuesday. | Andrew Harnik/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> Republicans [...]

POLITICO Playbook: Why this is the best border deal Trump will get

Presented by */ ]]> President Donald Trump gave Congress a chance to negotiate for three weeks, and this is what he got: a billion and change. | Mark Wilson/Getty Images DRIVING THE DAY A BORDER DEAL … SARAH FERRIS, HEATHER [...]