US budget talks have hit another impasse over immigration, a key Republican negotiator said Sunday, raising the prospect of a second government shutdown if no agreement is reached by this week’s deadline.
President Donald Trump has edged closer to defying the power of the U.S. Congress by declaring a national emergency in an attempt to obtain funding for a U.S. Mexico border wall.
Donald Trump’s frustration over his campaign to fence off the US-Mexican border spilled into linguistic territory Thursday when the president declared himself fed up with people dancing around what to call his dreamed-of barrier.
President Donald Trump agreed to end the shuttering of about a quarter of the federal government without securing wall money – an astonishing retreat – came three days after he had insisted, “We will not Cave!”
As a partial US government shutdown neared the three-week mark, Democrats were set to test Republicans’ resolve in backing President Donald Trump’s drive.