Border funding

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May 01, 2019 - 1:35 pm
The Trump administration on Wednesday asked Congress for an additional $4.5 billion in emergency funds for the U.S.-Mexico border as the administration contends with a surge of Central American migrant families, with the bulk of the funding for shelter and care.
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March 26, 2019 - 2:44 am
President Donald Trump is nearing a victory over Democrats as the House tries overriding his first veto, a vote that seems certain to fail and would let stand his declaration of a national emergency at the Mexican border.
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President Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington
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March 10, 2019 - 2:14 pm
The request would more than double the $8.1 billion already available to the president after he declared a national emergency at the border
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President Donald Trump speaks to service members at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, in Anchorage, Alaska., during a refueling stop as he returns from Hanoi
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February 28, 2019 - 8:19 pm
Trump's move would "turn a border crisis into a constitutional crisis," veteran Sen. Lamar Alexander said
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President Donald Trump gestures as visiting Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz leaves the White House in Washington following their meeting, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019
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February 20, 2019 - 7:59 pm
Formally introducing the measure sets up a vote by the full House likely by mid-March
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February 15, 2019 - 3:26 pm
President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency at the southern border while acknowledging that rapid construction of a wall is not a necessity, but rather his preference.
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Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee, pauses for reporters as he and other senior bipartisan House and Senate negotiators try to strike a border security compromise in hope of avoiding another government shutdown, at t
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February 11, 2019 - 9:18 pm
They tentatively agreed to far less money for President Donald Trump's border wall than the White House's $5.7 billion wish list, settling for a figure of about $1.4 billion, according to a senior congressional aide.
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President Donald Trump walks down the steps of Air Force One at El Paso International Airport in El Paso, Texas, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019.
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February 11, 2019 - 8:57 pm
President Donald Trump headed to the Texas border on Monday to argue his case that walls work as Democrats and Republicans back home in Washington announced a deal had been reached to avoid another government shutdown.
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January 11, 2019 - 1:46 pm
President Donald Trump is edging closer to declaring a national emergency to pay for his long-promised U.S.-Mexico border wall as pressure mounts to end the three-week impasse that has closed parts of the government and deprived hundreds of thousands of workers of their salaries.
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July 30, 2018 - 3:31 pm
President Donald Trump said Monday he would have "no problem" shutting down the federal government this year if congressional lawmakers don't agree to provide additional border security funding.
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