Battling with one branch of government and opening a new confrontation with another, President Donald Trump declared a national emergency Friday to fulfill his pledge to construct a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Several Democratic presidential candidates are spending the long holiday weekend on the campaign trail.
The White House says President Donald Trump will declare a national emergency and take other executive action to allow construction of the president’s long-promised southern border wall, after bipartisan congressional negotiations provided less than a quarter of the $5.7 billion Trump wanted to start building more than 200 miles of wall.
President Donald Trump has put on some pounds and is now officially considered obese.
Beto O’Rourke is on the road again as he nears a decision on whether to enter the 2020 presidential race.
Shutdown deal includes language to protect a butterfly sanctuary and other landmarks from border barrier
U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar said Thursday that he’s added language to a compromise bill aimed at avoiding another government shutdown that would prohibit border fencing at five major landmarks in the Rio Grande Valley.
Senate GOP leader McConnell: Trump has ‘indicated he’s prepared to sign’ funding bill, will declare emergency on border.
The Senate on Thursday confirmed William Barr as attorney general, placing the veteran government official and lawyer atop the Justice Department as special counsel Robert Mueller investigates Russian interference in the 2016 election.
Texas secretary of state apologizes for how he rolled out voter citizenship review. But he still supports the effort.
Facing an uncertain path to confirmation after ordering a deeply flawed voter citizenship review that seemingly targeted naturalized citizens, Texas Secretary of State David Whitley is now apologizing to state lawmakers for the way his office rolled out the review — but he is still holding firm behind the overall effort.
For female Republicans looking to become freshmen in the Texas Legislature, last year was the year of the woman — or, if you want to include both of them, women.