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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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: 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

Trump"s border wall money may come at the expense of schools for military kids

AP Photo/Andrew Harnik A Pen.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 20th, 2019

Trump wants to use a big banking settlement to build the wall

The White House is targeting a windfall from an international banking scandal to help pay for the border wall, according to an administration official......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 20th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: U.S. to relax border policy, stop detaining some migrant families to avoid overcrowding

The Trump.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 19th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: U.S. military now may leave nearly 1,000 troops in Syria

The U.S. military is crafting plans to keep nearly 1,000 forces in Syria, U.S. officials said, a shift that comes three months after President Donald Trump ordered a complete withdrawal and is far more than the White House originally intended......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 17th, 2019

Trump Today: Trump Today: President vetoes border resolution, says Mueller should scrap report

President Donald Trump issued the first veto of his presidency on Friday, rejecting legislation that aimed to strike down his emergency declaration for building a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 15th, 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