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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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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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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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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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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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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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December 18, 2018 - 8:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The fight over President Donald Trump's $5 billion wall funds has deepened, threatening a partial government shutdown in a standoff that has become increasingly common in Washington. It wasn't always like this, with Congress and the White House at a crisis over government funding...
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December 17, 2018 - 8:19 am
by Hope Yen, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Pushing the government to the brink of a partial shutdown, the White House is insisting that Congress provide $5 billion to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border despite lawmaker resistance from both parties. Without a resolution, parts of the...
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December 11, 2018 - 3:16 pm
By MATTHEW DALY and CATHERINE LUCEY , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Bickering in public with Democratic leaders, President Donald Trump threatened repeatedly on Tuesday to shut down the government if Congress doesn't provide the money he says is needed to build a wall at the Mexican border...
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