border wall

Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer of N.Y., left, speaks at a news conference following a Senate policy luncheon on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
WWJ News
September 10, 2019 - 3:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats are moving on two fronts to block President Donald Trump from using special emergency powers to transfer money from military base construction projects like new schools to pay for new fences along the U.S.-Mexico border. First, Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer of...
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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2019 file photo, Border Patrol agent Vincent Pirro walks towards prototypes for a border wall in San Diego. An appeals court has upheld a freeze on Pentagon money to build a border wall with Mexico, casting doubt on President Donald Trump's ability to make good on a signature campaign promise before the 2020 election. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
July 04, 2019 - 5:24 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — An appeals court on Wednesday upheld a freeze on Pentagon money to build a border wall with Mexico, casting doubt on President Donald Trump's ability to make good on a signature campaign promise before the 2020 election. A divided three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of...
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Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn
Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., tells reporters that he will vote for a resolution to annul President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the southwest border, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 14, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 14, 2019 - 3:09 pm
"I'll do a veto. It's not going to be overturned," Trump told reporters in the Oval Office. "It's a border security vote."
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Border Wall prototypes
FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2019 file photo a Border Patrol agent walks towards prototypes for a border wall in San Diego. The Trump administration on Wednesday, Feb. 27 plans to demolish eight prototypes of the president's prized border wall that the government built near San Diego one year ago. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull,File
February 27, 2019 - 12:34 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The government is demolishing eight prototypes of Donald Trump's prized border wall that instantly became powerful symbols of his presidency when they were built nine months after he took office. The Trump administration says elements of the prototypes have been melded into current...
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In this Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump declares a national emergency in order to build a wall along the southern border during an event in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington. (AP Photo Evan Vucci, File)
February 19, 2019 - 6:38 am
Attorney General Dana Nessel called Trump's declaration "a manufactured crisis."
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Photo: Jon Hewett / WWJ
February 18, 2019 - 2:56 pm
"It is one man and one man’s wishes and he is ignoring the wishes of the country."
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Mitch McConnell
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., left, joined by Majority Whip John Thune, R-S.D., center, and Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., right, chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee and the top Senate border security negotiator. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 15, 2019 - 4:08 pm
Top Trump allies are splintering.
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Donald Trump
President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House, Friday, Jan 25, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
February 15, 2019 - 12:20 pm
Trump claimed illegal immigration marked "an invasion of our country."
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President Donald Trump
President Donald Trump speaks at the Major County Sheriffs and Major Cities Chiefs Association Joint Conference in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
February 14, 2019 - 4:48 pm
The bipartisan agreement provides under $1.4 billion — enough for just 55 miles of new barriers and fencing.
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Wall ap
President Donald Trump speaks during a rally in El Paso, Texas, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
February 12, 2019 - 10:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional negotiators reached agreement to prevent a government shutdown and finance construction of new barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border, overcoming a late-stage hang-up over immigration enforcement issues that had threatened to scuttle the talks. Republicans were...
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