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Senate rejects Trump border emergency as Republicans defect

The Republican-run Senate firmly rejected President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the southwest border on Thursday, setting up a veto fight and dealing him a conspicuous rebuke as he tested how boldly he could ignore Congress in pursuit of his highest-profile goal.

Trump pushes senators to stick with him on border emergency

President Donald Trump is signaling to Republican senators he has littler tolerance for dissent as they prepare to vote on terminating his national emergency declaration to build the border wall with Mexico.

Senator: Pentagon may tap military pay, pensions for border wall

The Pentagon is planning to tap $1 billion in leftover funds from military pay and pension accounts to help President Donald Trump pay for his long-sought border wall, a top Senate Democrat said Thursday.

Trump says he has ‘absolute right’ to declare emergency

President Donald Trump declared Tuesday that he would prevail over a multistate lawsuit challenging his emergency declaration to pay for a U.S.-Mexico border wall.

Trump tests presidential power, declares emergency at border

President Donald Trump announced Friday that he will declare a national emergency to fulfill his pledge to construct a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Tillis doesn’t believe Trump’s national emergency is solution

County one of North Carolina's senators among Republicans who disagree with President Donald Trump's decision to declare a national emergency to build a wall along the US border with Mexico.

Ted Cruz wants drug lord El Chapo to fund border wall

Sen. Ted Cruz is proposing a new source of funding for a border wall: recently convicted drug kingpin El Chapo.

Unhappy with deal, Trump still doesn’t expect a new shutdown

President Donald Trump appears to be grudgingly leaning toward accepting an agreement that would head off a threatened second government shutdown but provide just a fraction of the money he's been demanding for his Mexican border wall.

Trump says ‘wall’ must be part of lawmakers’ border deal

Capitol Hill negotiators are hopeful of an agreement as they officially kick off talks on a homeland security spending bill stalled over funding for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall.

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