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#Border Wall

# border-wall - Wednesday 10 November, 2021

Explainer: Why tensions are flaring between Poland and Belarus over migrant crossings
# Poland-Belarus Border
# Poland-Belarus Border

Explainer: Why tensions are flaring between Poland and Belarus over migrant crossings

Updated Nov 10th 2021, 2:07 PM 26,771 Views 32 Comments

The situation has escalated rapidly since last weekend.

# border-wall - Thursday 20 August, 2020

Former Trump advisor Steve Bannon pleads not guilty over border wall scheme
# Border Wall
# Border Wall

Former Trump advisor Steve Bannon pleads not guilty over border wall scheme

Updated Aug 20th 2020, 10:43 PM 43,613 Views 0 Comments

The former White House official was pulled off a yacht and arrested hours before his court appearance.

# border-wall - Saturday 27 July, 2019

US Supreme Court approves funding for Trump's border wall
# Judgement
# Judgement

US Supreme Court approves funding for Trump's border wall

Jul 27th 2019, 8:00 AM 22,996 Views 68 Comments

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer denounced the ruling.

# border-wall - Saturday 6 April, 2019

'Our country is full' - Trump visits Mexico border and inspects new border fence
# Calexico
# Calexico

'Our country is full' - Trump visits Mexico border and inspects new border fence

Apr 6th 2019, 7:41 AM 20,208 Views 117 Comments

Trump has ratcheted up his hard-line immigration rhetoric in recent weeks.

# border-wall - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

16 states sue Trump administration for declaring national emergency to fund Mexico border wall
# Immigration
# Immigration

16 states sue Trump administration for declaring national emergency to fund Mexico border wall

Feb 19th 2019, 8:34 AM 14,991 Views 21 Comments

The case could work its way to the Supreme Court for a showdown on the separation of powers.

# border-wall - Saturday 16 February, 2019

Why Trump declaring a border wall emergency may prove more of an obstacle for himself
# Border Wall
# Border Wall

Why Trump declaring a border wall emergency may prove more of an obstacle for himself

Feb 16th 2019, 11:00 AM 31,092 Views 44 Comments

The US president’s wall is far from a sure thing even now.

# border-wall - Friday 15 February, 2019

Trump declares national emergency to build wall, Democrats vow to fight the 'power grab'
# US Border
# US Border

Trump declares national emergency to build wall, Democrats vow to fight the 'power grab'

Updated Feb 15th 2019, 9:12 PM 43,545 Views 105 Comments

The move will allow him to spend more money to erect barriers on the US-Mexico border.

# border-wall - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

Trump not 'happy' with border deal but government shutdown is unlikely
# Border Wall
# Border Wall

Trump not 'happy' with border deal but government shutdown is unlikely

Feb 12th 2019, 8:23 PM 11,421 Views 27 Comments

The deal offers nearly $1.4 billion (€1.2 billion) for construction of the wall as well as additional border security measures.

# border-wall - Friday 1 February, 2019

'There's a good chance we'll have to': Trump hints that he might declare state of emergency
# Border Issue
# Border Issue

'There's a good chance we'll have to': Trump hints that he might declare state of emergency

Feb 1st 2019, 8:00 PM 41,014 Views 78 Comments

Trump hinted in remarks at a White House meeting on cross-border trafficking.

# border-wall - Friday 25 January, 2019

Separate Republican and Democrat bills aimed at ending the US shutdown failed overnight
# Longest Ever
# Longest Ever

Separate Republican and Democrat bills aimed at ending the US shutdown failed overnight

Jan 25th 2019, 8:12 AM 7,870 Views 23 Comments

Meanwhile, The White House has identified more than $7 billion in potential funds for US President Donald Trump’s border wall.

US begins forcing asylum applicants to remain in Mexico
# Border Crossing
# Border Crossing

US begins forcing asylum applicants to remain in Mexico

Jan 25th 2019, 7:21 AM 10,540 Views 34 Comments

The new policy is aimed at deterring illegal immigration, the Trump administration has said.

# border-wall - Sunday 13 January, 2019

'The wall won't get built': Republicans warn Donald Trump against state of emergency over border wall
# US Government Shutdown
# US Government Shutdown

'The wall won't get built': Republicans warn Donald Trump against state of emergency over border wall

Jan 13th 2019, 6:55 PM 45,872 Views 97 Comments

The move signals doubts about the controversial wall within the president’s party.

# border-wall - Saturday 12 January, 2019

US shutdown: Unpaid workers forced to take out loans and sign up for benefits
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

US shutdown: Unpaid workers forced to take out loans and sign up for benefits

Jan 12th 2019, 8:15 AM 12,153 Views 37 Comments

No end in sight as federal workers prepare for fourth week of US government shutdown.

Government shutdown becomes longest in US history
# Border Wall
# Border Wall

Government shutdown becomes longest in US history

Jan 12th 2019, 7:53 AM 11,462 Views 43 Comments

The shutdown has entered its 22nd day – eclipsing a 21-day shutdown under Bill Clinton.

# border-wall - Thursday 10 January, 2019

'A temper tantrum because he couldn't get his way': Trump storms out of border wall negotiations
# Adios
# Adios

'A temper tantrum because he couldn't get his way': Trump storms out of border wall negotiations

Jan 10th 2019, 7:11 AM 33,265 Views 80 Comments

Trump tweeted that he wasn’t making progress in his talks with Democrats so said “bye bye”.

# border-wall - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

Explainer: Who's to blame for the US shutdown and is there an end in sight?
# Border Wall
# Border Wall

Explainer: Who's to blame for the US shutdown and is there an end in sight?

Jan 9th 2019, 3:00 PM 13,192 Views 25 Comments

It’s all about money, and a wall.

Poll: Do you care if a wall is built along the US-Mexico border?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you care if a wall is built along the US-Mexico border?

Jan 9th 2019, 9:39 AM 47,443 Views 117 Comments

Many people have questioned if the wall is necessary or will ever be completed.

# border-wall - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Trump to address the nation live tonight as he nears showdown on Mexico border wall
# My Fellow Americans
# My Fellow Americans

Trump to address the nation live tonight as he nears showdown on Mexico border wall

Jan 8th 2019, 7:31 AM 18,621 Views 68 Comments

Trump has also pledged a “prudent” US withdrawal of troops of Syria.

# border-wall - Sunday 6 January, 2019

Trump says 'not much headway made' as US government shutdown enters third week
# Border Wall
# Border Wall

Trump says 'not much headway made' as US government shutdown enters third week

Jan 6th 2019, 7:52 AM 8,831 Views 46 Comments

An impasse with lawmakers over Trump’s demand for billions of dollars to pay for a border wall has shut 25% of the government since 22 December.

# border-wall - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

Trump warns that US government shutdown could last 'a long time'
# Impasse
# Impasse

Trump warns that US government shutdown could last 'a long time'

Jan 2nd 2019, 7:17 PM 19,546 Views 104 Comments

The White House has accused Democrats of refusing to compromise over the wall along the US border with Mexico.

# border-wall - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Trump accused of 'temper tantrum' after White House meeting with Democrats descends into row
# Getting Testy
# Getting Testy

Trump accused of 'temper tantrum' after White House meeting with Democrats descends into row

Dec 11th 2018, 10:19 PM 43,231 Views 54 Comments

Trump threatened to shut down the government if the border wall is not paid for.

# border-wall - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Explainer: Why Trump's new 'inhumane, cruel' policy is separating children from their parents
# Immigration
# Immigration

Explainer: Why Trump's new 'inhumane, cruel' policy is separating children from their parents

Jun 14th 2018, 8:45 AM 13,733 Views 110 Comments

“The Statue of Liberty under the Trump policy is not carrying a torch, it’s carrying a pair of handcuffs,” one senator said.

# border-wall - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Donald Trump will today visit the eight towering prototypes for his 'big beautiful border wall'
# Down Mexico Way
# Down Mexico Way

Donald Trump will today visit the eight towering prototypes for his 'big beautiful border wall'

Mar 13th 2018, 10:24 AM 46,286 Views 75 Comments

Several protests are being planned.

# border-wall - Monday 9 October, 2017

Trump wants border wall and green card reform or he'll end protection for young immigrants
# Dreamers
# Dreamers

Trump wants border wall and green card reform or he'll end protection for young immigrants

Oct 9th 2017, 8:10 AM 13,751 Views 48 Comments

The White House’s latest proposals have been criticised for “using the lives of young people as bargaining chips”.

# border-wall - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Democrats say they've reached a deal with Trump over the fate of immigrant children
# Bipartisan
# Bipartisan

Democrats say they've reached a deal with Trump over the fate of immigrant children

Sep 14th 2017, 7:01 AM 8,950 Views 22 Comments

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and top House Democrat Nancy Pelosi said they had a “very productive” dinner meeting with Trump.

# border-wall - Friday 1 September, 2017

These are the designs for Donald Trump's Mexican border wall
# Build That Wall
# Build That Wall

These are the designs for Donald Trump's Mexican border wall

Sep 1st 2017, 7:17 AM 45,510 Views 107 Comments

The designs were presented to reporters yesterday.

# border-wall - Sunday 25 June, 2017

Trump wants to put solar panels on his border wall - but would the plan work?
# Donald's Latest Plan
# Donald's Latest Plan

Trump wants to put solar panels on his border wall - but would the plan work?

Jun 25th 2017, 12:00 PM 22,447 Views 54 Comments

Trump insists ‘his’ idea would work – but experts aren’t so sure.

# border-wall - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Donald Trump just had an idea -- Make the Mexican border 'a solar wall so it pays for itself'
# Bright Spark
# Bright Spark

Donald Trump just had an idea -- Make the Mexican border 'a solar wall so it pays for itself'

Jun 22nd 2017, 7:38 AM 35,469 Views 94 Comments

‘Pretty good imagination, right? My idea!,’ the US President said.

# border-wall - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Trump's wall put off until later this year as US politicians pass $1.1 trillion spending plan
# Shutdown Showdown
# Shutdown Showdown

Trump's wall put off until later this year as US politicians pass $1.1 trillion spending plan

May 3rd 2017, 10:21 PM 13,157 Views 37 Comments

The 309-118 vote sends the bill to the Senate in time for them to act to avert a government shutdown.

# border-wall - Monday 1 May, 2017

No money for the border wall after last-minute spending deal agreed in US
# Sad
# Sad

No money for the border wall after last-minute spending deal agreed in US

May 1st 2017, 8:36 AM 20,029 Views 23 Comments

It looks like Trump’s plans to build the Mexican border wall will be shelved for the moment.

# border-wall - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Donald Trump backs down on funding demand for Mexico border wall
# Great And Beautiful Wall
# Great And Beautiful Wall

Donald Trump backs down on funding demand for Mexico border wall

Apr 26th 2017, 7:21 AM 20,182 Views 69 Comments

The US President insists that the wall will be built, however.

# border-wall - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Could a row over Trump's wall cause a government shutdown? How likely is it?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Could a row over Trump's wall cause a government shutdown? How likely is it?

Apr 25th 2017, 6:05 AM 9,064 Views 14 Comments

A senior Democrat thinks the President has thrown a “monkey wrench” into talks. What happens next?

# border-wall - Sunday 23 April, 2017

Trump desperately wants the money to build his wall - and he's pleading with Democrats to get it
# Pretty Please
# Pretty Please

Trump desperately wants the money to build his wall - and he's pleading with Democrats to get it

Apr 23rd 2017, 6:35 PM 22,817 Views 98 Comments

The White House is prepared to make concessions to the Democrats in order to get funding for the Mexican border wall.

# border-wall - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Illegal crossings at US/Mexico border at 17-year-low and Trump is getting the credit
# Homeland Security
# Homeland Security

Illegal crossings at US/Mexico border at 17-year-low and Trump is getting the credit

Apr 5th 2017, 10:11 PM 18,500 Views 78 Comments

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly says the numbers are “no accident”

# border-wall - Thursday 23 February, 2017

'Neither confrontation nor submission': Trump's top diplomat in Mexico to calm tensions
# The Wall
# The Wall

'Neither confrontation nor submission': Trump's top diplomat in Mexico to calm tensions

Feb 23rd 2017, 2:40 PM 9,978 Views 16 Comments

White House spokesman Sean Spicer said the visit was symbolic of the meaningful relationship the two countries have.

# border-wall - Thursday 26 January, 2017

Donald Trump is getting serious about his border wall. Could it actually happen?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Donald Trump is getting serious about his border wall. Could it actually happen?

Jan 26th 2017, 6:26 PM 28,585 Views 98 Comments

Maybe, but it’s expensive.

# border-wall - Sunday 13 November, 2016

Trump says his border wall will be a fence "in certain parts", vows to deport three million
# Good Fences
# Good Fences

Trump says his border wall will be a fence "in certain parts", vows to deport three million

Nov 13th 2016, 5:11 PM 26,902 Views 123 Comments

“I’m very good at this, it’s called construction,” he tells CBS.