Border Wall

The mayor of a city in New Mexico has ordered a company that raised $22 million for a border wall to immediately stop construction. Sunland Park Mayor Javier Perea said that the company, We Build The Wall, failed to obtain the proper permits. Construction started just recently After Congress refused to give President Donald Trump
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A federal judge issued a preliminary injunction Friday temporarily blocking the Trump administration’s plan to fund construction of border wall along the southern U.S.-Mexico border. U.S. District Court Judge Haywood Gilliam — who was appointed to the bench by former President Barack Obama — stopped President Donald Trump from using $1 billion in reallocated Department
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The Senate voted 59-41 to block President Donald Trump’s border-emergency declaration. A dozen Republicans joined all 47 Democrats to pass a resolution of disapproval of the declaration. The 12 GOP senators were: Lamar Alexander (Tenn.), Roy Blunt (Mo.), Susan Collins (Maine), Mike Lee (Utah), Jerry Moran (Kan.), Lisa Murkowski (Alaska), Rand Paul (Ky.), Rob Portman
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President Donald Trump’s pursuit of funding for his border wall will only lead to another government shutdown, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) warned on Sunday. What did they say? In a joint statement, the Democratic leaders said they hope Trump “learned his lesson” from the last partial government
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President Donald Trump cleared up any uncertainty Friday about whether he would veto a congressional resolution to block his national emergency declaration to fund border wall construction, according to The Hill. “Will I veto it? 100 percent. 100 percent. And I don’t think it survives a veto. We have too many smart people that want
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California led fourteen other states in a lawsuit to block President Donald Trump from building a border wall through the declaration of a national emergency. California attorney general Xavier Becerra made the announcement of the lawsuit on Monday which coincides with Presidents Day. “Today, on Presidents Day, we take President Trump to court to block
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Ann Coulter responded furiously to President Donald Trump after he brushed off her criticism over his declaration of national emergency in order to begin construction on the border wall. Coulter, who is a vehement proponent of border security, called the president an “idiot” after he responded to her on Friday. “Forget the fact that he’s
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Democrats have taken the first steps in challenging the declaration of national emergency by President Donald Trump made Friday in order to circumvent Congress on the construction of the border wall. The Democrat-controlled House Judiciary Committee released a letter sent to the White House indicating that they have begun an investigation into the constitutionality of
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A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit from a butterfly conservation organization that was seeking to block construction of the Trump administration’s border wall in south Texas, according to The Hill. The North American Butterfly Association tried to sue the Trump administration on the basis that the administration had violated the organization’s Fourth and Fifth Amendment
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In a stunning announcement on Thursday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said that President Donald Trump would not only sign the controversial budget bill, but that he would declare a national emergency at the same time. The White House confirmed the comments from McConnell in a statement released by White House press secretary Sarah
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Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-Texas) issued a challenge to Beto O’Rourke about his opposition to the construction of a border wall, and the tweet went viral. Crenshaw tweeted the question on the night of a counter-rally that O’Rourke was headlining against the pro-enforcement rally headlined by President Donald Trump in El Paso, Texas. “[Beto O’Rourke] should
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Trump supporters advocating for a border wall formed a human barrier Saturday near Sunland Park, New Mexico, and the Ciudad Juarez border in Chihuahua, Mexico. What happened? Dozens showed up for the event, carrying American flags, wearing red “Make America Great Again” hats, and chanting “build a wall,” and “USA,” according to published reports. Some
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