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Feb 21, 2019
Donald Trump emergency declaration will be blocked by Democrats this Friday, setting up high stakes clash in 2020 run-upUS 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.
Feb 16, 2019
Legal battle looms after Donald Trump 'national emergency' declaration; California will be first to sueLegal 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”.
Feb 15, 2019
Donald Trump to declare 'national emergency' to build US -Mexico border wall after Congress swats him down: All you need to knowUS 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.
Feb 14, 2019
US Congress allocates fraction of billions needed for Mexico wall but Donald Trump claims victory anywayEven 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.
Feb 14, 2019
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".
Feb 13, 2019
Donald Trump 'unhappy' with new shutdown deal; says 'everything is on the table' to build US-Mexico border wallUS 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.