border wall

Air Force Gen. Terrence O'Shaughnessy
Carolyn Kaster/AP
February 26, 2019 - 1:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Under pointed questioning from senators, the top U.S. general for homeland defense said Tuesday that he sees no military threat coming from the southern border with Mexico, but his focus in on "very real" threats from China and Russia in the north. Air Force Gen. Terrence O'...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., accompanied by Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, left, and others, speaks about a resolution to block President Donald Trump's emergency border security declaration on Capitol Hill, Monday, Feb. 25, 2019 in Washington.
Alex Brandon/AP Photo
February 26, 2019 - 8:48 am
UPDATE: 1:41 p.m. By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats were poised Tuesday to ram legislation through the House blocking President Donald Trump from steering billions of extra dollars to his Southwest border wall, as top Republicans worked to keep GOP defections low enough...
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Family separations
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February 21, 2019 - 3:11 pm
By Priscilla Alvarez (CNN) — Since the Trump administration announced it would end its practice of separating families apprehended at the southern border last June under its "zero tolerance" immigration policy, at least 245 children have been separated from their parents, according to a new court...
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President Donald Trump
Evan Vucci/AP
February 17, 2019 - 11:26 am
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is prepared to issue the first veto of his term if Congress votes to disapprove his declaration of a national emergency along the U.S.-Mexico border, a top White House adviser said on Sunday. White House senior adviser Stephen Miller told "Fox...
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Bob Casey
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Dan Wing
February 16, 2019 - 12:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- U.S. Senator Bob Casey is among the many lawmakers speaking out against the president's declaration of a national emergency to fund a wall along the southern border. Senator Casey, a Pennsylvania Democrat, calls the declaration an abuse of power and says isn't a real...
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Trump declares national emergency
CNN
February 15, 2019 - 1:52 pm
By Holmes Lybrand, Priscilla Alvarez, Geneva Sands, Lydia DePillis and Gregory Wallace, CNN (CNN) — President Donald Trump on Friday signed a national emergency declaration to address "an invasion of our country with drugs, with human traffickers, with all types of criminals and gangs." He also...
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President Donald Trump speaks during an event in the Rose Garden at the White House Friday, Feb. 15, 2019 in Washington.
Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Photo
February 15, 2019 - 10:39 am
By Alan Fram, Catherine Lucey and Zeke Miller, WASHINGTON (AP) — Defiant in the face of a stinging budget defeat, President Donald Trump declared a national emergency Friday to get more federal dollars for his long-promised wall at the U.S.-Mexico border, relying on a broad interpretation of his...
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President Donald Trump with first lady Melania Trump, responds to reporters' questions outside the West Wing of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019.
Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Photo
February 15, 2019 - 7:54 am
By Lolita Baldor and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — If President Donald Trump declares an emergency to build the wall with Mexico, he still needs money to pay for it. And shifting money from other accounts to deliver the $5.7 billion he wants is not without political problems. The...
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FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2019, file photo, a woman takes a snapshot by the border fence between San Diego, Calif., and Tijuana, as seen from Mexico.
Daniel Ochoa de Olza/Ap Photo, File
February 14, 2019 - 3:22 pm
UPDATED: Feb. 15, 5:50 a.m. 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 lawmakers and declare a national emergency...
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House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., joins supporters of President Donald Trump
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
February 14, 2019 - 6:59 am
UPDATED: 11:47 a.m. By Alan Fram, Andrew Taylor and Jill Colvin, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress rolled toward resolving its border security brawl with President Donald Trump in uncommonly bipartisan fashion Thursday, preparing to approve a compromise averting a new government shutdown...
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