Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency in a bid to fund his promised wall at the U.S.-Mexico border without congressional approval, an action Democrats vowed to challenge as a violation of the U.S. Constitution. The Republican president’s move to circumvent Congress represented an escalation in his efforts to make
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(Reuters) – A federal appeals court said on Friday the Trump administration cannot cut off grants to Philadelphia for its refusal to cooperate with immigration authorities seeking to deport immigrants who are in the country illegally. In a 3-0 decision, the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia said the U.S. attorney general lacked
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Friday announced he would declare a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border, a move Democrats vowed to challenge as an unconstitutional attempt to fund his promised border wall without approval from Congress. U.S. President Donald Trump declares a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border as he speaks about
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People look at the broadcast of the meeting of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, who many nations have recognized as the country’s rightful interim ruler, with workers in Caracas, Venezuela February 14, 2019. REUTERS/Manaure Quintero WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Friday issued Venezuela-related sanctions as it ratchets up pressure on the country over
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved the rules for debating a bill to avert another partial federal government shutdown by funding several agencies but denying President Donald Trump’s demand for $5.7 billion to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. The procedural vote cleared the way for final passage of
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are in Beijing this week as Chinese and American negotiators try to hammer out a trade deal to ease a trade war and avert an increase in U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods scheduled for March 2. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin,
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