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Trump, $4.75 trillion, budget

Trump proposes a record $4.75 trillion budget, $8.6 billion for US-Mexico b...

03 March, 2019 9:24 am 9:24 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump sent Congress on Monday a record $4.75 trillion budget plan that calls for increased military spending and sharp cuts to domestic programs like education and environmental protection for the 2020 fiscal year. Trump’s budget, the largest in federal history, includes a nearly five percent increase in military spending … Read More

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Backing down, Trump agrees to end shutdown without border wall money

01 January, 2019 8:22 am 8:22 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump agreed under mounting pressure to end a 35-day-old partial US government shutdown without getting the $5.7 billion he had demanded from Congress for a border wall, handing a political victory to Democrats. The three-week spending deal reached with congressional leaders, quickly passed by the Republican-led Senate and the Democratic-controlled … Read More

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Trump proposes wall-for-DACA in bid to end US government shutdown

01 January, 2019 8:16 am 8:16 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump proposed an immigration deal  in a bid to end a 29-day partial government shutdown, including temporary protections for “Dreamers” and other immigrants, but Democrats immediately dismissed it. Insisting on his demand for $5.7 billion to fund a US-Mexico border barrier as part of any bill to fully reopen … Read More

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Trump storms out of talks on shutdown, bemoans ‘total waste of time&#...

01 January, 2019 9:46 am 9:46 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump stormed out of talks with Democratic congressional leaders on Wednesday over funding for a border wall with Mexico and reopening the government, complaining the meeting at the White House was “a total waste of time.” On the 19th day of a partial government shutdown caused by the dispute … Read More

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Trump demands US border wall, sidesteps declaring emergency

01 January, 2019 9:03 am 9:03 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump called on Congress on Tuesday to give him $5.7 billion this year to help build a wall on the US border with Mexico but stopped short of declaring a national emergency to pay for the wall with military funds. Facing Democratic opposition in Congress to a wall, Trump said … Read More

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