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Republicans promise post-midterm fight to fund Trump’s border wall

A partial government shutdown could result as Trump pushes for more border money without a plan to get it......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 12th, 2018

MarketWatch First Take: Congressional Republicans have a role model in their game of chicken over emergency powers — state Republicans

As the impasse over the government heads to record-setting levels, there’s a game of chicken going on over the prospect of President Donald Trump using emergency powers to fund border-wall construction on the southern border......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 10th, 2019

Outside the Box: Trump’s national emergency threat shows he’s up against the wall in border fight

President Trump doesn’t have enough congressional votes to fund a border wall — and American democracy is the big loser, writes Chris Edelson......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 11th, 2019

MarketWatch First Take: Congressional Republicans have a role model in their game of chicken over emergency powers

As the impasse over the government heads to record-setting levels, there’s a game of chicken going on over the prospect of President Donald Trump using emergency powers to fund border-wall construction on the southern border......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 11th, 2019

President Trump, ‘I will keep my promise on border security one way or another”

Friday, President Trump made a “major announcement” Saturday on the government shutdown and his demand that Congress fund the Mexican border Wall. President Trump offered the Democrats a deal that would extend protections for so.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJan 19th, 2019

Outside the Box: Trump’s State of the Union address could spur Republican disunion

President Trump declaring a ‘national emergency’ to fund a Mexican border wall could split congressional Republicans, writes Chris Edelson......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 4th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Among Senate Republicans, ‘not much support’ for Trump’s tariffs on Mexico

Senate Republicans threatened Tuesday to block the White House’s planned tariffs on Mexico, hours after President Donald Trump signaled he was prepared to move ahead with the levies barring a last-minute deal over border security......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 4th, 2019

ACLU Continues Fight Against Trump Border Wall in New Filing

The latest filing comes on the heels of a big win in federal court last week. The American Civil Liberties Union filed a motion in federal court late Wednesday to block parts of President Trump’s proposed wall alo.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 30th, 2019

The New York Post: Pelosi on standing up to Trump: ‘You throw a punch, you better take a punch’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, describing a tense meeting in the Oval Office with Trump last year over the border wall and an impending government shutdown, said she can give as good as she gets......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 14th, 2019

US senators say the Pentagon"s budget plan would use a "slush fund" for Trump"s border wall

Kevin Lamarque/Reuters Democratic senators criticized .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 14th, 2019

Trump budget boosts military and border wall, targets social programs

President Donald Trump on Monday called for spending more money on the military and a U.S.-Mexico border wall while overhauling social programs for the poor in a budget plan that sets the stage for his next fight with the U.S. Congress......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 11th, 2019

Trump Today: Trump Today: President reopens border-wall fight with new budget, endorses permanent daylight-saving time

President Donald Trump renewed a fight for border-wall funding as he released his 2020 budget on Monday, and endorsed making daylight-saving time permanent a day after most Americans set their clocks ahead an hour......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 11th, 2019

With budget, Trump throws opening jab in next funding fight with Congress

President Donald Trump on Monday will ask lawmakers to hike spending for the military and the wall he wants to build on the U.S.-Mexico border and slash other programs in his 2020 budget, the opening move in his next funding fight with Congress......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 11th, 2019

Wall redux: Trump"s budget sets up another border battle

President Donald Trump's new budget is returning to an old fight over spending on a border wall with Mexico......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 11th, 2019

Texas to deploy 250 National Guard troops, aircraft at US-Mexico border

Trump has failed so far to persuade either the Mexican government or the US Congress to fully fund a wall he wants to build along the border.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 7th, 2018

Trump Today: Trump Today: President says he won’t sign immigration bill without border-wall funding

President Donald Trump said Friday he won’t sign an immigration bill that doesn’t fund a border wall, as he told journalists a Justice Department report showed “total bias” against him and announced tariffs on China......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 15th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Trump policy of separating families at border puts pressure on Republicans

A Trump administration policy of separating immigrant children from adults at the southern border is putting pressure on Republicans and threatening to engulf broader negotiations on Capitol Hill about dealing with those already in the U.S. illegally.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 17th, 2018

Trump threatens border security shutdown, GOP cool to idea

Republicans anxious about keeping control of Congress think it's a bad idea, but President Donald Trump still says he's willing to close the government over border security issues, including money he wants to build a promised U.S.-Mexico border wall......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 30th, 2018

Mollie Tibbetts" Twitter shows she was a strong feminist and Clinton supporter. Some Republicans are using her death to push for Trump"s border wall.

Poweshiek County Emergency Management Agency An unauthorized im.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 22nd, 2018

Trump calls on Republican leaders to fund US-Mexico border wall following the death of 20-year-old college student Mollie Tibbetts

Mark Wilson/Getty Images President Donald Trump renewed calls to Republican leaders to fund the US-Mexico border wall, following the arrest of a suspect in the death of 20-year-old University of Iowa st.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 22nd, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Top Republicans urge Jeff Sessions to resist pressure to quit

Some top Republican lawmakers are urging Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resist any pressure to quit following criticism from President Donald Trump, and to stay in the job at least through the midterm elections......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 29th, 2018