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Trump say he plans to appeal judge’s ruling

President Donald Trump pledged to make an expedited appeal of a ruling by a federal judge in California that blocks him from building sections of his long-sought border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency.

US drug czar says border wall will reduce influx of drugs

President Donald Trump's drug czar says the president's plan for a U.S.-Mexico border wall would save American lives by helping stem the flow of illegal drugs into the country.

Trump issues first veto to protect border order

President Donald Trump has issued the first veto of his presidency, overruling Congress to protect his emergency declaration for border wall funding.

Pentagon may tap military pay, pensions for border wall

A top Senate Democrat says the Pentagon is planning to tap $1 billion in leftover funds from military pay and pensions accounts to help President Donald Trump pay for his long-sought border wall.

7 of 8 prototype border walls demolished

Less than two hours after crews began demolishing eight prototypes of the president's prized border wall in San Diego, seven of the barriers were destroyed.

16 states sue Trump over emergency wall declaration

California and 15 other states filed a lawsuit Monday against President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.

White House indicates Trump to veto disapproval of emergency

President Donald Trump is prepared to issue the first veto of his term if Congress votes to disapprove his declaration of a national emergency along the U.S.-Mexico border, a top White House adviser said on Sunday.

Trump says he’ll sign national emergency

Democrats calling Trump's decision to declare an emergency unlawful.

Trump will sign border deal; but will declare emergency

Congress lopsidedly approved a border security compromise that would avert a second painful government shutdown.

White House scrambles to find pots of money to use for wall

If President Donald Trump declares an emergency to build the wall with Mexico, he still needs money to pay for it. And shifting money from other accounts to deliver the $5.7 billion he wants is not without political problems.

Make El Chapo pay for a border wall? Don’t count on it

Why not take some of El Chapo's billions and make him pay for a border wall? That's an idea that came up after the conviction of Mexican drug lord Joaquin Guzman on drug-trafficking charges earlier this week.

Trump to sign bill, declare national emergency

President Trump to declare a national emergency" to keep his border wall pledge.

Border security brawl seems near a serene resolution

Congress is set to resolve its clattering brawl with President Donald Trump in uncommonly bipartisan fashion as lawmakers prepare to pass a border security compromise providing a mere sliver of the billions he’s demanded for a wall with Mexico and averting a rekindled government shutdown this weekend.

Unhappy with deal, Trump still doesn’t expect a new shutdown

Under mounting pressure from his own party, President Donald Trump appeared to be grudgingly leaning toward accepting an agreement that would head off a threatened second government shutdown but provide just a fraction of the money he’s been demanding for his Mexican border wall.

Budget deal allows far less money than Trump wanted for wall

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.

In Texas, Trump backs wall while O’Rourke rallies opponents

President Donald Trump charged ahead with his pledge to build a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border, skimming over the details of lawmakers’ tentative deal that would give him far less than he’s been demanding and declaring he’s “setting the stage” to deliver on his signature campaign promise.

Negotiations hit snag as shutdown deadline approaches

As the White House refused to rule out the possibility that the federal government may shut down again, negotiators clashed over whether to limit the number of migrants authorities can detain, creating a new hurdle for a border security compromise Congress can accept.

Shutdown chance looms as wall negotiations continue

The White House is not ruling out another government shutdown, as lawmakers continue to negotiate funding for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall.

Trump to call for unity, face skepticism in State of Union

The White House says President Donald Trump will call for optimism and unity in his State of the Union address, using the moment to attempt a reset after two years of bitter partisanship and deeply personal attacks.

Women will surround Trump at State of the Union address

Pelosi behind and above. Female immigrants, gazing down from the balcony. A black woman who ran a close race for governor of Georgia, rebutting.

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