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Can Congress keep government running this time?

The good news is that it doesn’t look like a bitterly polarized Washington will stumble into another government shutdown. But as Democrats controlling the House...

Abortion, border wall tie up spending bills in Senate

Fights over abortion and President Donald Trump’s U.S.-Mexico border wall have thrown Senate efforts to advance $1.4 trillion worth of agency spending bills into...

Pentagon defers billions to build Trump’s border wall

Defense Secretary Mark Esper approved the use of $3.6 billion in funding from military construction projects to build 175 miles (282 kilometers) of President...

DHS tapping disaster relief budgets for immigration funds

The Department of Homeland Security is moving $271 million from other agencies such as FEMA and the U.S. Coast Guard to increase the number...

Judge denies Trump use of military funds for border wall

A federal judge on Friday prohibited President Donald Trump from tapping $2.5 billion in military funding to build high-priority segments of his prized border...

Lies by Trump on Iran, trade and ‘that wall’

In President Donald Trump’s reckoning, an Iran tamed by him no longer cries “death to America,” the border wall with Mexico is proceeding apace,...

Judge denies House lawsuit on Trump border wall

A federal judge Monday denied a House request to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with...

More Trump exaggerations, lies about wall, jobs

President Donald Trump is vowing to have 500 miles of border wall built by the 2020 election. There’s reason to be strongly skeptical about...

Can federal court stop Trump’s border wall stunts?

President Donald Trump is moving fast to spend billions of dollars to build a wall on the Mexican border with money secured under his...

Donald Trump’s pattern of backing off

His border shutdown went from imminent to uncertain. A major health care push was declared and then delayed. Funding cuts were inserted in his...