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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi
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February 27, 2019 - 6:11 am
Democrats ignored a veto threat and rammed legislation through the House Tuesday that would stymie President Donald Trump's bid for billions of extra dollars for his border wall, escalating a clash over whether he was abusing his powers to advance his paramount campaign pledge.
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President Trump
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February 26, 2019 - 5:44 pm
Democrats ignored a veto threat and rammed legislation through the House Tuesday that would stymie President Donald Trump's bid for billions of extra dollars for his border wall, escalating a clash over whether he was abusing his powers to advance his paramount campaign pledge.
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Monarch Butterfly
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Barbara Schwarz
February 20, 2019 - 4:23 pm
Butterfly Center Caught In Limbo.mp3 Heavy construction equipment sits outside the National Butterfly Center in far South Texas, ready to build the border wall. The spending bill signed by president Trump exempted the center along with some other South Texas landmarks, but then came the president's...
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El Chapo
USA Today
Alan Scaia
February 13, 2019 - 7:37 am
DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - Senator Ted Cruz is renewing his call to use money seized from Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to build a wall along the border with Mexico. Sen. Cruz reintroduced a bill last month that would use the money for border security. The U.S. Government is looking to seize $14 billion from...
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US Capitol Building
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Barbara Schwarz
February 13, 2019 - 6:20 am
Republican and Democratic lawmakers have a proposed budget bill. This one allots nearly one point four billion dollars for border security, which is about three hundred million dollars less than the amount offered in December.
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Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee, pauses for reporters as he and other senior bipartisan House and Senate negotiators try to strike a border security compromise in hope of avoiding another government shutdown, at the Capitol in in Washington, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 12, 2019 - 8:16 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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