U.S. cancels border wall projects being built with military funds

The Pentagon on Friday said it was canceling the construction of parts of former President Donald Trump’s border wall with Mexico that were being built using military funds, with the unused money being returned to military. Trump declared a national emergency in 2019 in an effort to redirect funding to build a wall along the… Read More U.S. cancels border wall projects being built with military funds

U.S. President Donald Trump heads to Texas to visit Mexico border wall

U.S. President Donald Trump plans to emerge from seclusion on Tuesday for the first time since the U.S. Capitol was ransacked by pro-Trump protesters and will travel to Alamo, Texas, to visit his signature border wall. Trump agreed to the trip as members of his staff encouraged him to undertake events highlighting his legacy. He… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump heads to Texas to visit Mexico border wall

U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear President Trump’s appeal against ruling on border wall funds

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear an appeal by President Donald Trump’s administration of a ruling that he overstepped his constitutional powers by diverting military funds to pay for his promised wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. At issue is the legality of the president’s decision, after Congress refused to appropriate money he… Read More U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear President Trump’s appeal against ruling on border wall funds

U.S. appeals court rules against border wall spending of President Donald Trump

A federal appeals court on Friday said U.S. President Donald Trump was wrong to divert $2.5 billion meant for the Pentagon to build part of his long-sought wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. In a pair of 2-1 decisions, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said the White House lacked constitutional authority for the transfer,… Read More U.S. appeals court rules against border wall spending of President Donald Trump

Hundreds of National Guard troops deployed to U.S.-Mexico border following failure of wall funding

The Texas National Guard has begun deploying troops to help secure the state’s southern border with Mexico as President Donald Trump has been unable to get the U.S. Congress or Mexico to fully fund his proposed wall along the border. The deployment, announced on Friday by Texas officials, comes after Trump directed Defense Secretary James… Read More Hundreds of National Guard troops deployed to U.S.-Mexico border following failure of wall funding