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Trump declares border national emergency to bipartisan skepticism

15 FEB 19 12:39 ET By Jeremy Diamond, Priscilla Alvarez and Kevin Liptak, CNN (CNN) — President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency to unlock billions of dollars in federal funds to build a wall on the southern border, bypassing Congress after lawmakers refused to meet his multi-billion dollar request for border wall…MORE

Trump declares national emergency to unlock billions for wall

15 FEB 19 11:14 ET By Jeremy Diamond, Priscilla Alvarez and Kevin Liptak, CNN (CNN) — President Donald Trump said Friday he will sign a national emergency declaration to address the situation on the southern border, while claiming that his actions are consistent with those of his predecessors. “I’m going to be signing a national…MORE

Trump declares national emergency

President Donald Trump said he will sign a national emergency declaration to address the situation on the southern border, while claiming that his actions are consistent with those of his predecessors.MORE

Trump privately gripes that GOP was outplayed by Democrats

14 FEB 19 10:46 ET By Kevin Liptak and Kaitlan Collins, CNN (CNN) — President Donald Trump appears to be moving — unhappily — closer to signing a bipartisan agreement that provides only a fraction of the money he demanded for a border wall. But in conversations with allies over the past days, he has…MORE

Trump intends to sign border deal to avoid another shutdown

13 FEB 19 09:30 ET By Dana Bash and Betsy Klein, CNN (CNN) — President Donald Trump intends to sign the border security deal to avoid another partial government shutdown, according to two sources who have spoken directly with the President. Trump said Tuesday that he was “not happy” with the tentative deal reached by…MORE

Trump, Ocasio-Cortez clash over Green New Deal plan

 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wants Democrats to weigh in on a sweeping climate change and economic overhaul proposal jointly introduced by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA). CNN’s Jason Carroll reports.MORE