Stories tagged: border wall
Fri., Sept. 27, 2019, 12:49 p.m.
The Democratic-controlled House made a second attempt Friday to overturn President Donald Trump’s use of emergency powers to raid military base projects such as schools and target ranges to pay …
Wed., Sept. 25, 2019, 3 p.m.
The Senate has passed a measure that blocks President Donald Trump from using emergency powers to raid the budget for construction projects on military bases as a way to pay …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 24, 2019, 9 p.m.
President Donald Trump’s Republican allies controlling the Senate are awarding him his full $5 billion request to build about 200 miles of fencing along the U.S.-Mexico border.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 19, 2019, 9:42 p.m.
Washington sues Trump administration over the transfer of money for Navy construction project.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 1:59 p.m.
A Republican-controlled Senate committee approved a Pentagon funding bill on Thursday, rejecting Democratic attempts to cut President Donald Trump’s border wall request and his moves to pay for the project …
Tue., Aug. 13, 2019, 5:39 p.m.
The minority leader’s office cited plans that the Republican-led Senate Appropriations Committee was preparing to provide less funding for a variety of domestic programs including health and education in order …
Fri., July 26, 2019, 7:13 p.m.
The Supreme Court has cleared the way for the Trump administration to tap Pentagon funds to build sections of a border wall with Mexico.
UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019, 10:10 p.m.
An appeals court has upheld a freeze on Pentagon money to build a border wall with Mexico, casting doubt on President Donald Trump’s ability to make good on a signature …
UPDATED: Sun., June 30, 2019, 12:16 a.m.
A federal judge has prohibited President Donald Trump from using $2.5 billion in military funding to build high-priority sections of his prized border wall in California, Arizona and New Mexico.
Sat., May 25, 2019, 1:38 p.m.
A federal judge has blocked President Donald Trump from building key sections of his border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency, delivering what may prove …
Fri., May 24, 2019, 7:44 p.m.
Federal judge blocks Trump from building wall with money secured under national emergency declaration
A federal judge on Friday blocked President Donald Trump from building sections of his long-sought border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency.
UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019, 2:37 p.m.
Congressional Democrats are signaling a willingness to include major elements of President Donald Trump’s $4.5 billion request for humanitarian and security needs on the U.S.-Mexico border in an unrelated, widely …
Mon., May 13, 2019
The Defense Department will reprogram an additional $1.5 billion originally designated for other U.S. military projects to help fund President Donald Trump’s border wall, acting defense secretary Patrick Shanahan said …
UPDATED: Fri., May 10, 2019, 9:59 p.m.
The Pentagon is shifting $1.5 billion in funds originally targeted for support of the Afghan security forces and other projects to help pay for construction of 80 miles of wall …
UPDATED: Wed., May 1, 2019, 3:43 p.m.
The Trump administration on Wednesday asked Congress for an additional $4.5 billion in emergency funds for the U.S.-Mexico border as the administration contends with a surge of Central American migrant …
Tue., April 23, 2019, 12:31 p.m.
The U.S. government is moving forward with plans to use military funds to build border barriers in Arizona and New Mexico.
Sun., April 14, 2019
Our country is not full. Not by a long shot. The opposite is true. We need more immigrants, lots of them.
UPDATED: Fri., April 5, 2019, 8:55 p.m.
The White House has touted a two-mile stretch of fencing President Donald Trump visited Friday as the first section of his proposed border wall to be built.
Tue., March 19, 2019
Acting defense secretary Patrick Shanahan identified all of the projects that could possibly be affected by President Donald Trump’s decision to use emergency authorities to take up to $3.6 billion …
Wed., March 13, 2019, 8:15 a.m.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is trying to make it harder for Republicans to avoid an embarrassing Senate rebuff of President Donald Trump’s effort to steer billions of extra federal dollars …
Tue., March 12, 2019, 7:12 p.m.
The White House and Republican senators sought compromise Tuesday on limiting presidents’ powers to unilaterally declare national emergencies, as chances improved that President Donald Trump might avoid a long-expected rejection …
UPDATED: Mon., March 11, 2019, 9:51 a.m.
President Donald Trump is reviving his border wall fight, preparing a new budget that will seek $8.6 billion for his signature project, impose steep spending cuts to other domestic programs …
Mon., March 4, 2019, 8:42 a.m.
Rand Paul says he will vote for measure blocking Trump’s emergency declaration, paving way for passage
Sen. Rand Paul is throwing his support behind a resolution that would block President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency to build his long-promised U.S.-Mexico border wall, defying a …
Wed., Feb. 27, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
A jackhammer reduced prototypes of President Donald Trump’s prized border wall into piles of rubble Wednesday, a quick ending to an experiment that turned into a spectacle at times.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 27, 2019, 9:30 p.m.
She’s not in leadership anymore, but Cathy McMorris Rodgers just put on a one-vote exhibition in how to lead. By example. By doing the hard thing, rather than merely saying …
Sat., Feb. 23, 2019
Whether they are on the left or the right of the border wall debate, most politicians are either unable or unwilling to confront the nuance involved in crafting and explaining …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 22, 2019, 6:35 p.m.
President Donald Trump faces another showdown with Congress next week over his proposed border wall.
Fri., Feb. 22, 2019, 5 a.m.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers talks immigration and addresses concerns that sheriffs won’t enforce gun initiative
Republican Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers stuck to her positions on immigration, the border wall and President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency during a Medical Lake town hall, saying …
Thu., Feb. 21, 2019
Marc A. Thiessen: Trump shouldn’t be forcing Republicans to choose fidelity to him or to the Constitution
If the goal is to build a border wall, then President Trump has made the wrong decision at every turn. In early 2018, Trump had the opportunity to secure $25 …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:10 p.m.
Disputes over President Donald Trump’s border wall and California’s bullet train are intensifying the feud between the White House and the nation’s most populous state.