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Associated Press
January 14, 2019 - 8:54 am
by Darlene Superville WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress returns to Washington for its first full week of legislative business since control of the House reverted to Democrats, but lawmakers will be confronted with the same lingering question: When will the partial government shutdown end? One Republican...
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Associated Press
January 11, 2019 - 8:23 am
by Catherine Lucey, Lisa Mascaro & Zeke Miller WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is edging closer to declaring a national emergency to fund his long-promised border wall, as pressure mounts to find an escape hatch from the three-week impasse that has closed parts of the government,...
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(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
January 10, 2019 - 12:44 pm
By CATHERINE LUCEY, LISA MASCARO and LAURIE KELLMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump threatened on Thursday to declare a national emergency to circumvent Congress if he can't reach a deal with Democrats to fund his promised border wall. He headed to the U.S.-Mexico border...
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Associated Press
January 10, 2019 - 8:42 am
by Catherine Lucey, Lisa Maxcaro & Laurie Kellman WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is taking the shutdown battle to the U.S.-Mexico border, seeking to bolster his case for the border wall after negotiations with Democrats blew up over his funding demands. Trump stalked out of his...
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Associated Press
January 09, 2019 - 8:48 am
by Catherine Lucey, Jill Colvin & Lisa Mascaro WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump urged congressional Democrats to fund his long-promised border wall in a somber televised address that was heavy with dark immigration rhetoric but offered little in the way of concessions or new ideas to...
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Associated Press
January 07, 2019 - 8:20 am
by Catherine Lucey & Lisa Mascaro WASHINGTON (AP) — With no weekend breakthrough to end a prolonged partial government shutdown, President Donald Trump is standing firm in his border wall funding demands and newly empowered House Democrats are planning to step up pressure on Trump and...
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(AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
January 05, 2019 - 7:39 am
By COLLEEN LONG and ELLIOT SPAGAT , Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — In Washington, it's all about the wall. At the border, it's only part of the story. Border authorities are struggling with outdated facilities ill-equipped to handle the growing increase in family migrants, resulting in...
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(AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
January 02, 2019 - 1:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says the southern border is "like a sieve," and he's lamenting how U.S. authorities fired tear gas into Mexico during the first hours of the new year to repel about 150 migrants trying to breach the border fence in Tijuana. Trump spoke during a White House...
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Associated Press
December 31, 2018 - 8:18 am
by Zeke Miller WASHINGTON (AP) — Three confidants of President Donald Trump, including his departing chief of staff, are indicating that the president's signature campaign pledge to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border would not be fulfilled as advertised. Trump sparked fervent chants of "...
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(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
December 22, 2018 - 7:22 am
The government has partially shut down after President Donald Trump was unable to agree with Democratic and Republican lawmakers on spending for his border wall. Government operations will be disrupted during the shutdown and hundreds of thousands of federal workers will be furloughed or forced to...
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