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Top New Mexico emergency official assesses asylum influx

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) – New Mexico’s top emergency management official is scheduled to tour shelters for the homeless in the south of the state that are overflowing with international asylum seekers. State Homeland Security and Emergency [...]

Yuma declares state of emergency over migrant families

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) – Yuma Mayor Douglas Nicholls has declared a state of emergency to deal with the number of families being released from Border Patrol custody into the city. Nicholls said Tuesday that he hoped not to get to this point [...]

Ethiopian Crash Report Indicates Pilots Followed Boeing’s Emergency Procedures

At a news conference on Thursday, Dagmawit Moges, Ethiopia’s minister of transportation, said the flight crew had “performed all the procedures, repeatedly, provided by the manufacturer, but were not able to control the aircraft.” The [...]

National emergency senate vote count: Here’s how senators voted

The Senate on Thursday voted to overturn President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency, a harsh rebuke of the president’s attempt to go around Congress to fund a border wall. Twelve Republicans defected and joined all Democrats [...]

Why Trump didn’t stop a GOP revolt on his border emergency

The Republican revolt on the Senate floor followed a haphazard and erratic persuasion effort from President Donald Trump. | Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images national emergency The president’s haphazard persuasion efforts led to [...]

Senate deals blow to Trump in vote to terminate border emergency

President Donald Trump urged Republicans to stand with him ahead of the vote, tweeting “a vote for today’s resolution by Republican Senators is a vote for Nancy Pelosi, Crime, and the Open Border Democrats!” | Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty [...]

Trump, GOP watch for Tillis vote on border emergency

WASHINGTON (AP) – The White House is watching him. Republicans in Washington and battleground North Carolina are taking note. And Sen. Thom Tillis is again in the tense middle of a test of how closely he’ll stand with President Donald [...]

Trump and Dems destroy GOP effort to escape national emergency bind

Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer implored the Senate GOP on Wednesday morning to vote with Senate Democrats to disapprove of the president’s national emergency declaration. | AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Congress The president [...]

Fearing mass GOP defections, Trump leans in to emergency fight

“The president’s taking this pretty personally,” said Sen. Ron Johnson. The Wisconsin Republican said he will not vote to rebuke President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration. | Zach Gibson/Getty Images Share on [...]

Rand Paul to oppose Trump on national emergency

Sen. Rand Paul is the fourth GOP senator to pledge to vote against the disapproval resolution when it comes up for a vote in the Senate this month. | AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin Congress The Kentucky Republican’s vote on a disapproval [...]