Donald Trump

February 18, 2019 - 9:30 am
(WWL.com) Senator Bill Cassidy says President Donald Trump plans to use his proposal that calls for using seized assets from Mexican drug cartels to help pay for the eight-billion dollars that the president plans on spending to erect a physical barrier along America’s southern border. Cassidy says...
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February 17, 2019 - 1:22 pm
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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SIPA USA
February 14, 2019 - 9:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress lopsidedly approved a border security compromise Thursday that would avert a second painful government shutdown, but a new confrontation was ignited — this time over President Donald Trump's plan to bypass lawmakers and declare a national emergency to siphon billions from...
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Jack Gruber-USA TODAY NETWORK
February 14, 2019 - 7:24 pm
(WWL.com) - Senate leader Mitch McConnell says President Trump will declare a State of Emergency to obtain the funds necessary to build his sought after addition to the southern border wall. Much of that money would reportedly come from Army Corps and/or FEMA disaster prevention and relief projects...
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USA TODAY
February 13, 2019 - 9:32 pm
(WWL.com) -- A border wall deal has been reached in Congress that would provide 1.37 of the 5.7 billion dollars the President has demanded to construct additional physical barriers along the Mexican border. Senator John Kennedy says he hasn’t been shown the bill yet, but he’s been told by...
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Scoot
February 12, 2019 - 1:08 pm
The truth about the battle over the wall is obvious - but only for those willing to accept the truth. Last night, congressional negotiators apparently reached a tentative agreement on border security that could prevent another government shut down set to hit this Friday. Senator Richard Shelby (R...
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Nick Oza-USA TODAY Sports
February 12, 2019 - 8:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional negotiators reached agreement to prevent a government shutdown and finance construction of new barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border, overcoming a late-stage hang-up over immigration enforcement issues that had threatened to scuttle the talks. Republicans were...
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David Blake
February 11, 2019 - 2:21 pm
Time is running out in Congress to reach an immigration and border security deal or face another possible partial government shutdown. The deadline is Friday. President Trump continues to receive support from Senator John Kennedy and Congressman Steve Scalise. Both Republicans appeared on WWL Radio...
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February 10, 2019 - 12:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — As negotiations over a border security hit a snag, the White House on Sunday would not rule out another federal government shutdown even as it signaled a willingness to obtain funding for President Donald Trump's proposed wall by other means. Acting White House chief of staff Mick...
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February 09, 2019 - 2:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans have vilified Nancy Pelosi for years as a San Francisco liberal and now they're trying to portray her as a captive of resurgent left-wingers in her Democratic Party. But in her early moves so far as House speaker, Pelosi is displaying her pragmatic streak. She's set to...
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