Monday, 15 July 2019

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Trump to demand $8.6 bn for wall as new govt shutdown looms

WASHINGTON: The White House will ask for $8.6 billion to pay for a long-promised Mexico-US border wall, a demand to be stitched on to the official 2020 congressional budget proposal. In a new spin on what has become a consistent ploy, the US president will again seek to gain congressional approval for his ...

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US lawmakers reach deal to avoid government shutdown

WASHINGTON: US House and Senate legislators have reached an agreement “in principle” to provide $1.375 billion for fencing and other physical barriers at the Mexico border, a figure far lower than the $5.7 billion that President Donald Trump had demanded, to stave off another government shutdown. The agreement which was ...

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