border wall funding

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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Graphic shows existing border fence and barriers built and apprehensions by border sector
AP
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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President Donald Trump held rally Monday at the El Paso County Coliseum. Trump spoke at length about finishing the wall. His visit came days after the President's State of the Union speech which angered many El Pasoans prompting a protest outside the coliseum. Beto O'Rourke held a competing rally across the street from Trump's rally. © Mark Lambie / El Paso Times
February 12, 2019 - 6:30 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional negotiators reached agreement to prevent a government shutdown and finance construction of new barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border, overcoming a late-stage hang-up over immigration enforcement issues that had threatened to scuttle the talks. Republicans were...
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