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WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: President Trump’s border wall mirage

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday presented the border wall as a work in progress, hailing the start of a “big, big portion” with much more coming soon. That’s a hefty exaggeration from a president who has yet to see an extra mile of barrier completed since he took office. With another possible … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: President Trump’s border wall mirage

The shutdown today: President heads to the southern border

 —January 09, 2019— Here’s what’s up with the partial government shutdown on Day 20. WHAT’S NEW TODAY President Donald Trump will try to bolster his case for the border wall with a visit to the U.S.-Mexico border. The trip Thursday follows a White House meeting with Republican and Democratic leaders that fell apart quickly, showing the … Continue reading The shutdown today: President heads to the southern border

The shutdown today: Candy and a walkout by the president

—Jan 09, 2019— Here’s what’s up with the partial government shutdown on Day 19. WHAT’S NEW TODAY A White House meeting between President Donald Trump and congressional leaders was short, but not very sweet. It began with the president offering candy to participants but ended soon after with him walking out. Democrats said Trump had … Continue reading The shutdown today: Candy and a walkout by the president

WASHINGTON  | Talks resume after Trump says shutdown could last ‘years’

WASHINGTON —Jan 04, 2019—White House officials and congressional staffers will continue negotiations Saturday over the government shutdown, even after President Donald Trump declared he could keep it going for “months or even years.” Trump met Friday with congressional leaders from both parties as the shutdown hit the two-week mark amid an impasse over his demand for … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | Talks resume after Trump says shutdown could last ‘years’

WASHINGTON | Democrats, Trump meet on shutdown; they says he is resisting

WASHINGTON —Jan 04, 2019—With no shutdown resolution in sight, Democratic leaders urged President Donald Trump to reopen the government Friday in a White House meeting during which they said he indicated he could keep it closed for “months or even years.” Trump met with the congressional leaders for the second time in three days amid … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Democrats, Trump meet on shutdown; they says he is resisting

WASHINGTON | Signs of GOP unease over shutdown ahead of White House talks

WASHINGTON — Amid signs of Republican unease over the prolonged partial government shutdown, congressional leaders planned to meet Friday with President Donald Trump after House Democrats muscled through legislation to fund the government but not his border wall. The impasse over paying for Trump’s proposed wall at the U.S.-Mexico border extended the shutdown into a … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Signs of GOP unease over shutdown ahead of White House talks

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump again calls for complete wall at border

WASHINGTON —Jan 02, 2019—The Latest on a partial government shutdown over money for President Donald Trump‘s border wall (all times local): 12:30 p.m. President Donald Trump says the southern border is “like a sieve,” and he’s lamenting how U.S. authorities fired tear gas into Mexico during the first hours of the new year to repel … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump again calls for complete wall at border