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World  /  Published 08.01.19

Trump to take his case to build wall to prime-time audience

With no breakthrough in sight, President Donald Trump will argue his case to the nation on Tuesday night that a 'crisis' at the US-Mexico border requires the long and invulnerable wall he's demanding ...
By AP in Washington

World  /  Published 17.12.18

Wall cry brings White House closer to partial shutdown

[{"id":1,"type":"text","value":"Pushing the government to the brink of a partial shutdown, the White House is insisting that Congress provide $5 billion to build a wall along the US-Mexico border desp...
By AP in Washington

World  /  Published 17.02.19

Trump’s move to bypass Congress leaves Republican senators in a bind

Shelley Moore Capito, Republican from West Virginia, spent the last two weeks hammering out a deal on federal spending and border security with colleagues from both parties, reassured by a sense that ...
By Carl Hulse and Glenn Thrush/The New York Times in Washington, D.C.

World  /  Published 12.02.19

Deal allows far less money than Trump wanted for wall

Congressional negotiators reached an agreement to prevent a government shutdown and finance construction of new barriers along the US-Mexico border, overcoming a late-stage hang-up over immigration en...
By AP in Washington

World  /  Published 19.01.19

Trump plans to make 'major announcement' on shutdown, border

President Donald Trump said he'll be making a 'major announcement' on the government shutdown and the southern border on Saturday afternoon as the standstill over his border wall continues into its fi...
By AP in Washington

World  /  Published 07.11.18

Mixed verdict in US midterm polls

Democrats seized the House majority from President Donald Trump’s Republican Party on Tuesday in a suburban revolt that threatened what’s left of the President’s governing agenda. But the GOP ga...
By AP in Washington

World  /  Published 05.11.18

US election result hinges on close contests

Democrats appear poised to win the House popular vote on Tuesday by a wide margin, with national polls showing sustained disapproval of President Trump — and yet the fate of the chamber is not a for...
By Nate Cohn/New York Times News Service in New York

World  /  Published 03.11.18

Breaking tradition, Obama at full throttle

Former President Barack Obama’s voice has a way of lifting into a high-pitched tone of astonishment when he talks about his successor, almost as if he still cannot believe that the Executive Mansion...
By Peter Baker/New York Times News Service in Miami

World  /  Published 03.11.18

Trump din drowns out humming economy

In normal political times, a glowing report on the US economy just before Election Day would be a gift to the party in power and a uniform talking point for its candidates. But entering the final week...
By Astead W. Herndon and Sydney Ember/New York Times News Service in Washington

World  /  Published 12.12.18

Pelosi gives Trump an earful in public

In public, Nancy Pelosi lectured Donald Trump on the Constitution and wagged a finger at him for characterising her 'strength'. In private, she questioned his 'manhood' — and her disdain for him bec...
By AP in Washington


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