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Trump bets on North Korea to break his losing streak

North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un (right) walks with President Donald Trump during a break in talks at their U.S.-North Korea summit in Singapore on June 12, 2018. Skeptics have scoffed at the possibility that Trump can convince Kim [...]

Dems prepare to force Trump to reveal private talks with Putin

Reps. Eliot Engel (left) and Adam Schiff speak during a news conference in 2017. The pair are exploring how best to legally compel the Trump administration to turn over information related to the president’s one-on-one discussions with [...]

Trump declares emergency at border after stinging defeat

WASHINGTON (AP) – Defiant in the wake of a stinging budget defeat, President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border, moving to secure more money for his long-promised wall by exercising a broad interpretation [...]

Can Trump Spin a Wall From Nothing?

Michael Kruse is a senior staff writer for Politico. */ ]]> President Donald Trump on Friday signed a deal for far less money than he wanted to start to put up a tiny fraction of a slat-fence variety of the long-promised border wall [...]

First lawsuit against Trump wall declaration filed in Washington court

The first lawsuit was filed in federal district court in Washington, D.C., Friday evening challenging President Trump’s new emergency declaration to build his border wall. Three Texas landowners and the Frontera Audubon Society in Texas asked [...]

How Schumer and McConnell kept Trump out of the shutdown talks

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s proposed conference committee succeeded in negotiating a bipartisan border security deal. | AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley Share on Facebook Share on [...]

POLITICO Playbook PM: Trump on emergency: ‘I didn’t need to do this’

Presented by */ ]]> “I could do the wall over a longer period of time, I didn’t need to do this,” President Donald Trump said, “but I’d rather do it faster.” | Alex Wong/Getty Images THE LATEST ON THE EMERGENCY DECLARATION [...]

Screaming Trump — sit down! sit down! — loses it at press conference over “national emergency” declaration

Home News Screaming Trump — sit down! sit down! — loses it at press conference over “national emergency” declaration Playboy White House correspondent Brian Karem absolutely destroyed Donald Trump today at a White House press conference [...]

Trump declares national emergency to unlock border wall funds

poster=”http://v.politico.com/images/1155968404/201902/2500/1155968404_6002673636001_6002674931001-vs.jpg?pubId=1155968404″ true White House Trump aims to tap over $ 6.5 billion using techniques that are sure to [...]

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 [...]