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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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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 Border authorities are struggling with outdated facilities ill-equipped to handle the growing increase in family migrants, resulting in...
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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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December 20, 2018 - 12:16 pm
By COLLEEN LONG , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Migrants heading to the southwest border to seek asylum in the United States will have to wait in Mexico until their claims are processed, under an agreement between the two countries announced on Thursday that will affect tens of thousands of...
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Associated Press
December 20, 2018 - 10:35 am
by Lisa Mascaro, Matthew Daly & Catherine Lucey WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are struggling to pass legislation that would avoid a partial government shutdown threatened at week's end, with members of the hard-right House Freedom Caucus urging President Donald Trump to insist on money...
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Associated Press
December 20, 2018 - 9:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) —The Senate has approved legislation to temporarily fund the government and avoid a federal shutdown over President Donald Trump's border wall. Senators passed the measure on voice vote Wednesday without a roll call. It goes next to the House. Congress faces a Friday deadline when...
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Associated Press
December 19, 2018 - 10:54 am
by Lisa Macaro, Matthew Daly & Catherine Lucey WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the Senate will take up a short-term measure Wednesday to fund the federal government through Feb. 8, a move that eases the risk of a shutdown and comes only after President Donald Trump...
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