Tuesday, 23 April 2019

Tag Archives: border wall

Frustrated Donald Trump says a wall ‘is a WALL!’

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump’s frustration over his campaign to fence off the US-Mexican border spilled into linguistic territory Thursday when the president declared himself fed up with people dancing around what to call his dreamed-of barrier. “Lets just call them WALLS from now on and stop playing political games! A WALL ...

Read More »

Ideological Divide could make US govt shut down

NEW YORK-Sputnik: President Trump has threatened to veto legislative efforts by House Democrats to end the government shutdown, accusing them of ignoring “the Nation’s urgent border security needs” by refusing to grant to his request for $5.6 billion to build a border wall on the US-Mexico border. Trump and the ...

Read More »

Democrats maneuver to end shutdown, without Trump wall money

WASHINGTON: Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives plan to vote on Thursday on a funding package to end the 10-day-old partial U.S. government shutdown, without providing the $5 billion President Donald Trump has demanded for a U.S.-Mexico border wall. The planned vote sets up a Democratic showdown with Trump’s ...

Read More »

US government shuts down in dispute over funding for border wall

WASHINGTON: The US federal government partially shut down after members of Congress failed to resolve differences over $5 billion in spending for President Donald Trump’s border wall . When commenting on the lawmakers’ failure to resolve differences over his demand for funding for a border wall guarantees, US President Donald Trump stated in a video published on Twitter that ...

Read More »

Democrats gave Iran $150b, says Trump

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump came up with another round of criticism against the Democratic Party on Twitter over its reluctance to allocate money for building the border wall from the US budget. Trump used the $150 billion dollars that former President Barack Obama allegedly gave Iran as an argument ...

Read More »

Mexico condemns Trump’s border wall tax proposal

Mexico has condemned a US suggestion that it may impose a 20% tax on Mexican imports to pay for President Donald Trump’s planned border wall. Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said such tax would make Mexican imports more expensive for US consumers and they would end up paying for the wall. ...

Read More »