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WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump says military to build wall if Dems refuse

WASHINGTON— The Latest on President Donald Trump’s promised U.S.-Mexico border wall (all times local): 7:53 a.m. President Donald Trump says the military will build his promised border wall “if Democrats do not give us the votes to secure our Country.” Trump tweets Tuesday that immigration and border patrol agents and the military have done a … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump says military to build wall if Dems refuse

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: WHERE TRUMP, TOP DEMOCRATS DIFFER AHEAD OF MEETING The president wants a funding package for the next fiscal year to include billions for his proposed border wall with Mexico, an idea Democrats, fresh from capturing the House, have … Continue reading 10 Things to Know for Today

WASHINGTON | Trump signs funding stopgap, setting holiday fight on wall

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has signed a stopgap spending bill to fund key government departments for two-weeks, setting up a pre-Christmas showdown over border wall funding. Trump’s signature on the measure keeps the government open through Dec. 21. Both houses of Congress passed the measure by voice vote on Thursday. Trump says wants the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump signs funding stopgap, setting holiday fight on wall