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Judge bars Donald Trump from using USD 2.5 billion to build border wall

The US 9th Circuit Court of Appeals is expected to take up the same issue of using military money next week.

29 Jun 2019 1:20 PM

Donald Trump signs deal ending longest US government shutdown

The Senate and House of Representatives both passed the deal by unanimous consent Friday.

26 Jan 2019 8:28 AM

No end to US shutdown as opposing bills to reopen govt fail in Senate

Trump is demanding USD 5.7 billion of congressional funding to build the wall, but the Democrats have refused.

25 Jan 2019 12:26 PM

Will give State of the Union address 'when shutdown is over': Trump

'As the Shutdown was going on, Nancy Pelosi asked me to give the State of the Union Address. I agreed,' the president tweeted.

24 Jan 2019 10:27 AM

US Senate to vote on ending govt shutdown, Trump wall impasse

Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell laid the groundwork for a vote on Thursday.

23 Jan 2019 12:53 PM


After a month of shutdown, US federal workers turn to food banks

A month since the US government shutdown began, dozens of federal employees have been lining up in Brooklyn for basics.

23 Jan 2019 11:35 AM

Due to govt shutdown, Trump postpones House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's foreign trip

The president also said postponing this 'public relations event' was totally appropriate.

18 Jan 2019 9:44 AM

Government shutdown becomes longest in US history

This comes after Democrats' refusal to approve $5.7 billion demanded by Trump for the wall project has paralyzed Washington.

12 Jan 2019 5:04 PM

Trump walks out of meeting with Democrats, calls it 'total waste of time'

Chuck Schumer, the top Democrat in the Senate, told journalists Trump 'sort of slammed the table,' then 'got up and walked out.'

10 Jan 2019 8:39 AM

Situation along US-Mexico border a 'growing crisis': Donald Trump

Trump repeated his call for a wall on border, calling it "absolutely critical to border security" and demanded USD 5.7 bn for it.

09 Jan 2019 8:10 AM


US planning steel barrier rather than concrete wall: Donald Trump

'We are now planning a steel barrier. It is both stronger and less obtrusive. Good solution, and made in USA,' Trump said.

07 Jan 2019 8:46 AM

Each side accusing other of giving no ground on US government shutdown

'Not much headway made today,' Trump tweeted on Saturday after receiving a briefing from the team led by Vice President Mike Pence.

06 Jan 2019 7:47 PM

'Prepared' to force govt shutdown for more than a year: Trump

The impasse has left more than 800,000 federal workers furloughed or working without pay since December 22.

05 Jan 2019 10:30 AM

Trump, Democrats stick to their stands, US govt shutdown to drag on to 2019

President Trump continued to blame Democrats for the shutdown. In a tweet, Trump said the government shutdown is not about the wall.

28 Dec 2018 9:20 AM

US govt shuts down, 8 lakh staff forced to work without pay this Christmas

Democrats painted Donald Trump as the Grinch who stole the year-end deal.

22 Dec 2018 11:49 AM


US govt bound for shutdown as Congress, Trump fail to reach deal

Trump has dug in on his demand for USD 5 billion for construction of a wall on the US border with Mexico.

22 Dec 2018 10:04 AM

Trump warns of govt shutdown next month over security at Mexico border

US may shut full Mexico border for some time if it seems imminent 'we are going to lose control or people are going to get hurt', he said.

23 Nov 2018 3:22 PM

Donald Trump threatens US govt shutdown over Mexico wall, immigration laws

Trump wants Congress to pass legislation that addresses immigration issues, including border wall, changing way visas are allotted.

30 Jul 2018 10:22 AM

Federal spending bill passed in Senate, sent to Trump to end shutdown

The House voted 240 to 186 in support of a bipartisan package that extends government funding until March 23.

09 Feb 2018 4:27 PM

Second US govt shutdown in 3 weeks, spending plan falls flat in senate

The upper chamber of Congress will launch a new effort to pass the bill to extend government funding on Friday.

09 Feb 2018 11:28 AM