President Donald Trump’s first congressional veto was more than a milestone: It signals a new era of ever more fraught relations between the two ends of Pennsylvania Avenue.
Actress America Ferrera led a small group of artists on a migrant shelter tour in the Mexican border city of Tijuana, across from San Diego, over the weekend.
“How do we get out of treating the symptoms and get at the root of the issue,” Shanahan said in an interview while flying back to Washington.
President Donald Trump declared a national emergency for the southern border on Friday morning, in an attempt to siphon off additional funding for a wall. Watch or listen to the speech live.
The outstanding issues — the level of funding for border barriers as well as funding increases for detention facilities and personnel — were not new and have long been the sticking points in the talks.
Lawmakers on Capitol Hill – including key allies of President Donald Trump – are reportedly cautioning him against declaring a national emergency to build his desired border wall and could move to block him if he does so.
The U.S. is in the midst of the longest government shutdown in U.S. history. It started Dec. 22 and shows no signs of letting up. Here’s what you need to know.
President Donald Trump held out little hope Sunday that another round of talks between top aides and congressional staff would produce meaningful progress toward ending the partial government shutdown. “I don’t expect to have anything happen at that meeting,” said Trump about the talks led by Pence on the impasse over money for a U.S.-Mexico border wall. “But I think we’re going to have some very serious talks come Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday.”
U.S. Senators have written a sharply worded letter to Defense Secretary James Mattis, saying they are “deeply disturbed by the overt politicization of the military” and the continued deployment of troops in response to the migrant caravan.
President Donald Trump has issued a proclamation to deny asylum to migrants who enter the country illegally, tightening the border as caravans of Central Americans slowly approach the United States. The plan was immediately challenged in court.
The Trump administration said all eligible small children separated from their families as a result of its zero-tolerance policy have been reunited with their parents. But nearly half of the children under 5 remain separated from their families.
Members of a Maryland group assisting children at the southern U.S. border said at a hearing organized by Senate Democrats Wednesday these young immigrants are suffering because of the government policy separating families.
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