Stoking Fears, Trump Defied Bureaucracy To Advance Immigration Agenda

By Michael D. Shear and Julie Hirschfeld Davis, The New York Times WASHINGTON — Late to his own meeting and waving a sheet of numbers, President Trump stormed into the Oval Office one day in June, plainly enraged. Five months before, Mr. Trump had dispatched federal officers to...

Government Shutdown Odds Grow With GOP Border Wall Funding Bill

House Republicans this week are increasing the possibility of a government shutdown in October by moving forward with a $788 billion spending bill that complies with President Donald Trump’s demands to boost the military, reduce clean-energy programs and fund a wall on the...

GOP ready to fund border wall, setting up shutdown fight

By Rachael Bade and Seung Min Kim 07/11/2017 House Republicans are ready to provide a down payment on President Donald Trump’s border wall with Mexico, reigniting a fight that could lead to a government shutdown this fall. In a nod to Trump’s signature campaign promise, the House...

Homeland Security Secretary Doesn’t See Building a Wall Along U.S.-Mexico Border

By Dan Frosch and Laura Meckler Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly told members of Congress Wednesday that he doesn’t envision a wall stretching the entire length of the U.S. border with Mexico, and would instead focus on building additional fencing where it was most...
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