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Donald Trump's ex-advisor Steve Bannon arrested on corruption charges in border wall scheme
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Donald Trump's ex-advisor Steve Bannon arrested on corruption charges in border wall scheme

Federal prosecutors alleged that Bannon and three others defrauded hundreds of thousands of donors in connection with an online crowdfunding campaign to build a wall along the southern border of the United States

US defence secretary Mark Esper approves funding of $3.6 billion to build Donald Trump's wall along Mexican border
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US defence secretary Mark Esper approves funding of $3.6 billion to build Donald Trump's wall along Mexican border

Defense Secretary Mark Esper approved the use of $3.6 billion in funding from military construction projects to build 175 miles of Trump's wall along the Mexican border.

Pentagon authorises $1 bn for Donald Trump's US-Mexico border wall, asks army to begin planning roads, fences
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Pentagon authorises $1 bn for Donald Trump's US-Mexico border wall, asks army to begin planning roads, fences

Frustrated by Congress's refusal to provide the budget he sought to build a border wall, Donald Trump declared a national emergency last month in order to bypass lawmakers to unlock $8 billion in funding.

US Senate Republicans vote against Donald Trump emergency declaration in stunning rebuke, setting up veto showdown
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US Senate Republicans vote against Donald Trump emergency declaration in stunning rebuke, setting up veto showdown

In a stunning rebuke, a dozen defecting Republicans joined Senate Democrats Thursday to block the national emergency that US President Donald Trump declared so he could build his border wall with Mexico. The rejection capped a week of confrontation with the White House as both parties in Congress strained to exert their power in new ways.

US Senate Republicans, in open revolt, vote against Donald Trump 'emergency declaration' forcing veto showdown
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US Senate Republicans, in open revolt, vote against Donald Trump 'emergency declaration' forcing veto showdown

US Senate Republicans launched their first major rebuke of US President Donald Trump voting against his ambitious 'emergency declaration' to build a border wall along the US-Mexico border. In voting against the move, Trump's own party is showing the first signs of breaking away as the 2020 campaigning shifts into higher gear and the wounds of the 2018 midterm loss remain fresh.

US budget 2020: Donald Trump likely to ask Congress for additional $8.6 bn to build Mexico border wall
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US budget 2020: Donald Trump likely to ask Congress for additional $8.6 bn to build Mexico border wall

President Donald Trump on Monday will ask the US Congress for an additional $8.6 billion to help pay for his promised wall on the US-Mexico border to combat illegal immigration and drug trafficking

Donald Trump administration asks US military to house 5,000 migrant children amid mounting border crisis
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Donald Trump administration asks US military to house 5,000 migrant children amid mounting border crisis

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), "requested DoD support to identify space to house up to 5,000 unaccompanied alien children on DoD installations, if needed, through 30 September, 2019," said Pentagon spokesperson

Democrats grill US Homeland Security secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, say 'verbal gymnastics' won't change scars of family separation at border
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Democrats grill US Homeland Security secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, say 'verbal gymnastics' won't change scars of family separation at border

US Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen insisted Wednesday the crisis at the southern border is not manufactured, as she faced questions from Democrats for the first time since they took control of the House.

In huge blow to Donald Trump, Republican controlled US Senate has enough votes to reject emergency declaration over border wall funding
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In huge blow to Donald Trump, Republican controlled US Senate has enough votes to reject emergency declaration over border wall funding

US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell acknowledged Monday that opponents of President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency along the U.S.-Mexico border have enough votes in the Republican-led Senate to prevail on a resolution aimed at blocking the move.

Donald Trump emergency declaration will be blocked by Democrats this Friday, setting up high stakes clash in 2020 run-up
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Donald Trump emergency declaration will be blocked by Democrats this Friday, setting up high stakes clash in 2020 run-up

US House Democrats will file a resolution Friday aimed at blocking the national emergency declaration that President Donald Trump has issued to help finance his wall along the Southwest border, teeing up a clash over billions of dollars, immigration policy and the Constitution's separation of powers.

Legal battle looms after Donald Trump 'national emergency' declaration; California will be first to sue
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Legal battle looms after Donald Trump 'national emergency' declaration; California will be first to sue

Legal pushback to US President Donald Trump’s “emergency declaration” is coming thick and fast after Trump’s dumpster fire style press conference in the White House Rose Garden where he predicted that the Supreme Court will eventually give him a “fair shake” and “we’ll win”.

Donald Trump says he will declare national emergency, use executive powers to bypass Congress over Mexico border wall
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Donald Trump says he will declare national emergency, use executive powers to bypass Congress over Mexico border wall

Word that Trump would declare the emergency prompted condemnations from Democrats and threats of lawsuits from states and others who might lose federal money or said Trump was abusing his authority.

Donald Trump to declare 'national emergency' to build US -Mexico border wall after Congress swats him down: All you need to know
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Donald Trump to declare 'national emergency' to build US -Mexico border wall after Congress swats him down: All you need to know

US president Donald Trump has decided to invoke the power of his bully pulpit to declare a national emergency that will allow him to build his promised US-Mexico border wall after the US Senate okayed a border security compromise Thursday that ignores most of Trump's wall demands but will do enough to prevent a new government shutdown.

US Congress allocates fraction of billions needed for Mexico wall but Donald Trump claims victory anyway
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US Congress allocates fraction of billions needed for Mexico wall but Donald Trump claims victory anyway

Even before seeing a final deal or agreeing to seal it, President Donald Trump laboured on Wednesday to frame the congressional agreement on border security as a political win, never mind that it contains only a fraction of the billions for a "great, powerful wall" that he's been demanding for months.

Donald Trump may grudgingly sign budget deal to avoid another shutdown Friday night; hardliners say it's 'political suicide'
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Donald Trump may grudgingly sign budget deal to avoid another shutdown Friday night; hardliners say it's 'political suicide'

US president Donald Trump is expected to grudgingly accept an agreement that would keep the government open past 15 February and provide merely a fraction of the money he's been demanding for his wall along the US-Mexico border. Hardliners in the Republican party are calling Trump's caving in "political suicide".

Donald Trump 'unhappy' with new shutdown deal; says 'everything is on the table' to build US-Mexico border wall
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Donald Trump 'unhappy' with new shutdown deal; says 'everything is on the table' to build US-Mexico border wall

US President Donald Trump said Tuesday he's "unhappy" with a hard-won agreement to prevent a new government shutdown and finance construction of more barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border, but he didn't say whether or not he would sign the measure. GOP congressional leaders swung behind the proposed deal, selling it as a necessary compromise.

Another US govt shutdown averted? Republicans, Democrats reach in-principle agreement, but Donald Trump could play spoiler
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Another US govt shutdown averted? Republicans, Democrats reach in-principle agreement, but Donald Trump could play spoiler

The White House did not comment on the agreement and President Donald Trump said at the rally, "We probably have some good news but who knows."

Donald Trump brushes aside Congress deal to avoid US govt shutdown; says US-Mexico border wall will be built anyway
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Donald Trump brushes aside Congress deal to avoid US govt shutdown; says US-Mexico border wall will be built anyway

US President Donald Trump has announced that he would be "building the wall anyway", while referring to setting up a barrier on the US-Mexico border

Another US shutdown looms as Donald Trump reignites 'circus of paranoia' over border wall demand, threatens 'national emergency'
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Another US shutdown looms as Donald Trump reignites 'circus of paranoia' over border wall demand, threatens 'national emergency'

With the prospect of a government shutdown looming this Friday, US President Donald Trump is turning once again to the politics of fear and dread that catapulted him to power, suggesting that Americans should all be living in a sense of profound dread as long as concrete isn’t poured into a wall along the US-Mexico border.

Donald Trump's toned down State of the Union speech fails to soothe fears of resurgent terror, trade war with China
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Donald Trump's toned down State of the Union speech fails to soothe fears of resurgent terror, trade war with China

Trump’s policies have the potential to create instability across the world, and rebound on the US.