US transfers funds meant for Afghanistan, Pakistan security forces to build Donald Trump's Mexico border wall
The United States is transferring $1.5 billion originally meant for the Afghan security forces and the Pakistan military to a fund to help pay for construction of the US-Mexican border wall, according to acting US Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan.
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 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 declares national emergency to circumvent Congress for border wall funding; House of Representatives launches probe
US president Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency in a bid to fund his promised wall at the US-Mexico border without congressional approval, an action Democrats vowed to challenge as a violation of the US Constitution.
Donald Trump puts temporary end to US's longest-ever govt shutdown, but threatens to resume it in 21 days if no deal reached on border wall fund
President Donald Trump agreed under mounting pressure on Friday to end a 35-day-old partial US government shutdown without getting the $5.7 billion he had demanded from Congress for a border wall, handing a political victory to Democrats.
Trump's warning came as a partial federal government shutdown was set to drag on into next week,
Partial US govt shutdown to last through Christmas; President Donald Trump warns 'it could be a long stay'
Trump has dug in on his demand for $5 billion for construction of the wall on the US border with Mexico. Democrats are staunchly opposed, and the absence of an elusive deal meant federal funds for dozens of agencies lapsed at midnight Friday.
US govt partially shuts down ahead of holiday season as House adjourns with no deal over Mexico border wall; duration of stalemate unclear
Operations for several key US agencies will cease in the early hours of Saturday, despite last-ditch talks that continued on Capitol Hill between White House officials and congressional leaders in both parties.
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Donald Trump signals assent to deal without funds for border wall as US govt heads towards partial shutdown
President Donald Trump appeared to back off his demand for $5 billion to build a border wall, signalling for the first time that he might be open to a deal that would avoid a partial government shutdown
Donald Trump's administration has unveiled a sweeping new immigration plan offers 1.8 million young unauthorized immigrants a path to citizenship
President Donald Trump urged Congress on Tuesday to reach a compromise on the fate of millions of undocumented migrants who came to the US as children, but did not give ground to Democrats over his plans for a border wall.
"What I'd like to do is a comprehensive immigration plan. But our country and political forces are not ready yet," Donald Trump said.
Trump says the man-made wall cover 1,600 km and natural obstacles will take care of the rest. He said the wall is going to get built and his administration is setting record numbers in terms of stopping people and drugs from coming in the US