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WASHINGTON | The Latest: Dems would OK money for border security, no wall

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the government shutdown (all times local): 10:20 a.m. A Democratic senator is making clear that Democrats have no intention of giving President Donald Trump the billions of dollars that he wants to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. The stalemate has led to a partial government shutdown that’s expended … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Dems would OK money for border security, no wall

WASHINGTON | Trump discusses migration with new Mexican president

WASHINGTON— The White House says President Donald Trump and the new leader of Mexico discussed “positive relations” between the two countries in a phone call this week. But Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador told reporters that he and Trump have never discussed the contentious topic of the border wall. Lopez Obrador’s statement Thursday came … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump discusses migration with new Mexican president

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Pelosi: Trump thinks Mexico will pay for wall

WASHINGTON— The Latest on President Donald Trump‘s promised U.S.-Mexico border wall (all times local): 4:35 p.m. House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump thinks Mexico will pay for the border wall through the new trade deal. Pelosi told colleagues privately that Trump insisted during an Oval Office meeting that Mexico will pay for … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Pelosi: Trump thinks Mexico will pay for wall

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