Sunday, 22 September 2019

Tag Archives: US-Mexico border

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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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 ...

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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 ...

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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. ...

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Donald Trump to trigger Mexico border wall plan

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump is to trigger his plan to build a wall on the US-Mexico border, in a symbolic move to follow through on one of the signature pledges of his populist campaign for the White House. The new US president is expected on Wednesday to issue an executive order ...

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Trump’s victory

THE American voter has demanded change – radical, wrenching and searing change. In electing Donald Trump as the next president of the United States, change is what the American voter, and the world at large, is on the threshold of getting. It is impossible to know at this stage what ...

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