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Richard Cowan

Trump set to declare border emergency, sign shutdown-averting bill

Feb 15 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump was poised on Friday to declare a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border, a move that Democrats vowed to challenge as an unconstitutional attempt to fund his proposed border wall without approval from Congress.

Trump set to declare border emergency, sign shutdown-averting bill

Feb 15 2019

WASHINGTON, Feb 15 President Donald Trump was poised on Friday to declare a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border, a move that Democrats vowed to challenge as an unconstitutional attempt to fund his proposed border wall without approval from Congress.

Trump will nationalen Notstand für Bau von Grenzmauer ausrufen

Feb 15 2019

Washington US-Präsident Donald Trump will den Nationalen Notstand ausrufen, um genügend Geld für den Bau einer Grenzmauer zwischen den USA und Mexiko zu erhalten.

Trump vows emergency declaration over wall, agrees to shutdown-averting bill

Feb 15 2019

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump vowed on Thursday to declare a national emergency in an attempt to fund his U.S.-Mexico border wall without congressional approval, a step likely to plunge him into a battle with Congress over constitutional powers. | Video

Congress negotiators finish drafting border security bill: aide

Feb 13 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. lawmakers late on Wednesday completed writing a border security bill that was expected to deny President Donald Trump's request for $5.7 billion to help build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, with the Senate and House of Representatives expected to vote on the bill Thursday. | Video

Trump dislikes border security deal but Republicans urge support

Feb 13 2019

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he was unhappy with a deal struck by congressional negotiators on border security that denied him funds for his promised U.S.-Mexican border wall, but did not reject it outright as fellow Republicans urged his support. | Video

U.S. lawmakers reach tentative deal to avoid government shutdown

Feb 12 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. congressional negotiators on Monday reached a tentative deal to try to avert another partial government shutdown on Saturday, but congressional aides said it did not contain the $5.7 billion President Donald Trump wants for a border wall. | Video

Talks collapse on border deal as U.S. government shutdown looms

Feb 11 2019

WASHINGTON Talks on border security funding collapsed after Democratic and Republican lawmakers clashed over immigrant detention policy as they worked to avert another U.S. government shutdown, a Republican senator said on Sunday. | Video

U.S. border security talks progressing: negotiators

Feb 08 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. lawmakers negotiating a deal with President Donald Trump on border security funding on Thursday said progress was being made, with Democratic Senator Jon Tester raising the possibility of a successful conclusion to talks as soon as Friday. | Video

Negotiators on U.S. border security funds eye deal by Monday: lawmakers

Feb 08 2019

WASHINGTON Efforts in the U.S. Congress to resolve an impasse over border security funding intensified on Friday and were expected to continue over the weekend, as a special negotiating panel aimed to come to a deal by Monday, lawmakers and aides said.

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