Border wall

kids on seesaw at U.S. Mexico border
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July 30, 2019 - 3:48 pm
(KMOX) — Two artists installed teeter-totters along the Southern U.S. border in New Mexico to create a binational playground. Ronald Rael, an architecture professor at the University of California, Berkeley, and Virginia San Fratello, an associate professor of design at San Jose State University...
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Pentagon approves transfer of $1 billion for border wall
March 26, 2019 - 1:38 pm
WASHINGTON (KMOX) — The Pentagon approved the transfer of up to $1 billion in military funds Monday night to go toward building a wall along the Southern U.S. border; however, Congress rejected the motion during a hearing before the House Armed Services Committee Tuesday. Acting Secretary of...
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WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 10: U.S. President Donald Trump walks on the South Lawn of the White House, on March 10, 2019 in Washington, DC. Trump spent the weekend at his Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Bech, Fla. (Photo by Al Drago/ Sipa USA )
March 11, 2019 - 3:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is reviving his border wall fight, preparing a new budget that will seek $8.6 billion for his signature project, impose steep spending cuts to other domestic programs and set the stage for another fiscal battle. Budget documents like the one Trump is...
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January 15, 2019 - Washington, DC, United States: United States President Donald J. Trump declares a National Emergency over the southern border and the need for border security. (Chris Kleponis / Sipa USA)
February 26, 2019 - 7:11 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are moving quickly to try to roll back President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency to siphon billions of dollars from the military to fund construction of a fence along the U.S.-Mexico border. Tuesday's vote in the Democratic-controlled House comes on...
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(Photo by Oliver Contreras/SIPA USA)
February 22, 2019 - 9:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats on Friday introduced a resolution to block the national emergency declaration that President Donald Trump issued to fund his long-sought wall along the U.S-Mexico border. The move sets up a fight that could result in Trump's first veto. It starts the clock on a...
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Nancy Pelosi
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Michael Calhoun
February 21, 2019 - 12:39 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump's emergency declaration could, at least temporarily, siphon funding from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) in St. Louis and send it instead to the new border wall. McClatchyDC is reporting that Pelosi's office...
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In this Nov. 1, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump talks about immigration and gives an update on border security from the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington.
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February 15, 2019 - 10:02 am
President Donald Trump plans to spend about $8 billion on border barriers, far more than Congress has given him for that purpose.
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Graphic shows existing border fence and barriers built and apprehensions by border sector
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February 14, 2019 - 5:55 pm
The White House said Trump would sign the bill and then declare a national emergency to try to shift money to wall-building from elsewhere in the federal budget.
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WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 12: U.S. President Donald Trump talks to reporters during a meeting of his cabinet in the Cabinet Room at the White House February 12, 2019 in Washington, DC. Trump said he was not happy about the compromise legislation agreed to by Republicans and Democrats that would prevent a new partial federal government shutdown but said he would accept the deal. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
February 13, 2019 - 12:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — With little Washington appetite for another shutdown, President Donald Trump is expected to grudgingly accept an agreement that would keep the government open but provide just a fraction of the money he's been demanding for his Mexican border wall. White House officials cautioned...
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Brad Choat
February 13, 2019 - 9:38 am
WASHINGTON (KMOX) — Missouri Republican Senator Roy Blunt seems fine with the nearly $1.4 billion amount of funding for a southern border wall. That's despite the fact that the compomise he helped negotiate with Democrats to avoid another government shutdown is far less than what President Donald...
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