Tag: Wall

Judge blocks Donald Trump from building sections of border wall

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge blocked on Friday President Donald Trump from building sections of his long-sought border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency. U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam, Jr., on Friday immediately halted the administration’s efforts to redirect military-designated funds for wall construction. His order applies to two…

White House: Donald Trump OK with second shutdown for border wall funding

WASHINGTON — Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney says President Donald Trump is prepared for another government shutdown if Congress won’t work with him to secure the southern border. Mulvaney says Trump doesn’t want to see federal agencies closed again and doesn’t want to declare a national emergency either. But he says Trump…

‘It’s off to the races’: Trump vows to move forward with the wall in 21 days, deal or no deal

President Donald Trump’s administration has promised to “move forward building the wall” in 21 days “with or without the Democrats,” countering the #TrumpCaved narrative dominating Twitter after the president ended the shutdown. “The only outstanding question is whether the Democrats want something or nothing,” Press Secretary Sarah Sanders tweeted as if to confirm an ambiguous…

Trump's compromise: Wall funding for DACA extension

In a “major announcement” from the White House, US President Donald Trump offered a three-year stay of deportation for DACA recipients in exchange for border wall funding to end government shutdown. Democrats have already said no. Trump began his speech by describing the “tragedy” at the border, saying that a legal immigration system that “upholds our…