border wall

USA Today
April 05, 2019 - 12:08 pm
The state of California continues to lead the charge in trying to block the Trump administration from diverting federal funds to pay for a border wall. California @AGBecerra has filed a motion for a preliminary injunction to block the Trump administration from diverting $1.6B in federal taxpayer...
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AP
April 05, 2019 - 7:32 am
The American Civil Liberties Union on Thursday asked a judge in California to block the Trump administration from building a border wall using funds obtained through his national emergency declaration. The court papers say President Donald Trump has overstepped his executive powers by diverting...
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AP
March 26, 2019 - 11:37 am
WASHINGTON — The Democratic-controlled House fell short Tuesday in its effort to override President Donald Trump's first veto, handing him a victory in his effort to spend billions more for constructing barriers along the Southwest border than Congress has approved. Lawmakers voted 248-181 in favor...
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March 19, 2019 - 2:17 pm
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon sent a 20-page list of military construction projects to Congress on Monday that might be slashed to pay for President Donald Trump's wall along the Mexican border. Democrats expressed hope that by knowing which local projects could be targeted, lawmakers would be likelier...
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AP
March 06, 2019 - 9:41 am
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen insisted Wednesday the crisis at the southern border is not manufactured, as she faced questions from Democrats for the first time since they took control of the House. "We face a crisis a real, serious, and sustained crisis at our borders," she said at...
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AP
February 26, 2019 - 3:48 pm
WASHINGTON — Democrats ignored a veto threat and rammed legislation through the House Tuesday that would stymie President Donald Trump's bid for billions of extra dollars for his border wall, escalating a clash over whether he was abusing his powers to advance his paramount campaign pledge. The...
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AP
February 19, 2019 - 7:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is criticizing California's lead role in a multistate lawsuit challenging his emergency declaration to pay for a U.S.-Mexico border wall. On Twitter Tuesday, Trump noted last week's decision by California Gov. Gavin Newsom to cancel a high-speed rail line...
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AP
February 19, 2019 - 6:51 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California and 15 other states filed a lawsuit Monday against President Donald Trump's emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra released a statement Monday saying the suit alleges the Trump administration's...
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AP
February 15, 2019 - 9:52 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he'll be declaring a national emergency so he can build a southern border wall. Trump did not say on Friday when he would make such a declaration, but the move will allow him to bypass Congress to spend more money to erect barriers on the U.S.-Mexico...
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USA Today
February 13, 2019 - 7:27 am
(CBS News) - While Washington continues to debate funding over President Trump's long-promised border wall along the southern border, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, says he has a solution for financing: Have convicted drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman foot the bill. Cruz tweeted the proposal after...
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