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Trump Could Divert Billions of Dollars Intended for Disaster Relief to Pay for Border Wall

Trump is reportedly eyeing $13.9 billion in the Army Corps of Engineers budget that was allocated in a February 2018 bill but never spent On Saturday, the current government shutdown will become the longest in U.S. history. And with no negotiated .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 11th, 2019

After shutdown talks go nowhere, officials to try again

No one budged at President Donald Trump's closed-door meeting with congressional leaders, so the partial government shutdown persisted over his demand for billions of dollars to build a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 3rd, 2019

As the government shutdown over Trump"s border wall rages, a journey along the entire 1,933-mile US-Mexico border shows the monumental task of securing it

Skye Gould/Andy Kiersz/Business Insider The US government is currently shut down because President Donald Trump is demanding billions of dollars to build a wall along the US-Mexico border, and Congress won't fund it. Of the 1,933 miles a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 9th, 2019

President Trump Should Use Emergency Powers to Fund The Wall

The White House has directed the Army Corps of Engineers to look at using emergency funds that Congress approved for disaster relief to build a border Wall with Mexico. $13.9-B has been allocated.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJan 10th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Trump may seek to divert disaster relief funds to build wall

The White House has asked the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 10th, 2019

Trump could end up taking money from Puerto Rico disaster funds to build his border wall

Evan Vucci/AP President Donald Trump was reportedly briefed on a proposal that would divert $13.9 b.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 11th, 2019

President Trump Using the Power of the Presidency

US President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency to circumvent Congress and spend billions of dollars for a border wall is the latest example of him relishing using the powe.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsFeb 19th, 2019

Obama Judge Blocks Trump"s Border Wall

Two-and-a-half years into his presidency, it's looking increasingly likely that the morass of lawsuits and investigations intended to stymie President Trump and his administratio.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 25th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: U.S. plans to send up to 3,000 more troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions

The Trump administration is planning to send several thousand additional troops to the Middle East and is moving toward a decision to rush billions of dollars in weapons to allies in the region, according to officials and people familiar with the plans......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 23rd, 2019

Analysis: Why Trump Wants to Block Banks From Sharing His Records

Over two decades, Deutsche Bank lent Donald J. Trump billions of dollars, even as his tarnished financial record put him off limits for most of Wall Street. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 1st, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: U.S. may impose tariffs against China as soon as Friday

The Trump administration, deepening its global trade offensive, is preparing to levy tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods in the coming week, perhaps as early as Friday — a move that is likely to spark heavy retaliation from Beijing......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 13th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Trump administration halts billions in payments expected by insurers under Obamacare

The Trump administration on Saturday confirmed it is suspending billions of dollars in payments expected by insurers under the Affordable Care Act......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 7th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Trump administration to resume ACA payments to insurers

The Trump administration said it would resume billions of dollars in payments expected by insurers under an Affordable Care Act program, ending a brief suspension that it had said was necessary because of a judge’s ruling......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 25th, 2018

U.S. Rebuffs Effort to Tether Bank Fine to Pastor"s Release

The Trump administration rejected an effort by Turkey to tie the release of a U.S. pastor to relief for a Turkish bank facing billions of dollars in U.S. fines, telling Ankara other issues are off the table until the minister is freed......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 19th, 2018

Trump Administration Sits on Billions in Storm Protection Money

The Trump administration is sitting on billions of dollars intended to help vulnerable cities and states prepare for.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 3rd, 2019

Proposal made to Trump to divert Puerto Rico funds for wall: report

President Donald Trump has been briefed on a plan to use money set aside to fund projects including in storm-damaged areas of Puerto Rico to build 315 miles of barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border, NBC News rep.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 10th, 2019

SpaceX launchpad might be split by Trump border wall

Elon Musk's SpaceX could see an important launchpad split in two due to the planned border wall from the Trump administration. The launchpad sits on the U.S.-Mexico border and is intended to propel rockets carrying humans into space and eventually.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 8th, 2019

Trump Declares Emergency Over Wall, Inviting Likely Court Fight

President Trump declared a national emergency over border security, bypassing Congress to divert money from elsewhere in the government to pay for additional barriers along the southern border, a move likely to ignite immediate court challenges......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjFeb 16th, 2019

‘You Can’t Not Be There’: Why Wall Street Is Lending Billions to China’s Hottest Tech Unicorns

Wall Street banks are taking their unicorn playbooks to China. Wall Street banks are taking their unicorn playbooks to China. After arranging billions of dollars in loans .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 12th, 2019

World shares rally again on Trump tariff relief, Fed hopes

World shares rallied on Tuesday to hold near one-month highs, with German carmakers outperforming and Wall Street looking to extend gains after the United States stepped back from imposing tariffs on Mexico......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 11th, 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