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.
United States President Donald Trump will face increased oversight on his decisions when the new Democratic majority takes charge of the House of Representatives in January.