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Sanders: President Committed To Building Wall

Sanders: President Committed To Building Wall

In recent days, the president and other White House officials have indicated that Trump is willing to shut down the federal government unless he gets $1.6 billion from Congress for a down payment. We've seen that take place over the last decade. "He's committed to protecting American lives, and doing that through the border wall is something that's important, it's a priority and we're moving forward with it".


Illegally-trafficked tiger cub rescued at the border

Illegally-trafficked tiger cub rescued at the border

An 18-year-old man arrived at Otay Mesa port of entry with a 21-year-old passenger in a 2017 Chevy Camaro. It was lying on the front passenger-side floor, said agency spokeswoman Jackie Wasiluk in a press release . on Wednesday, CBP said in a press release. The cub was found during a routine inspection of the vehicle, crossing from Mexico into the U.S. The San Diego Zoo Global is now overseeing its care.


Germany repatriates $28bn in Cold War gold from France & US

Germany repatriates $28bn in Cold War gold from France & US

The final batch of 91 metric tons was shifted back to Frankfurt this year, the bank announced yesterday . According to Germany's central bank data the share of German gold stored at home is 50 percent, rising from 31 percent back in 2013.



Trump feud with Republican allies puts agenda in doubt

The filibuster rule which necessitates 60 votes for the passage of any bill as being a source of face-off between the Presidency and some notable GOP Senators particularly the Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell who called the President ignorant of legislative principles.


White House relationship with the GOP is 'fine,' press secretary says

White House relationship with the GOP is 'fine,' press secretary says

The White House said on Thursday that there was no need to fix the relationship between President Donald Trump and Republican congressional leaders, despite some recent policy disputes. Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin said Thursday that the wall would be financed in the spending bill , which Trump must sign by September 30 to keep the government running, but Democrats have vowed to oppose any plan to pay for the barrier.


Trump renews attacks on Republican leadership

Trump renews attacks on Republican leadership

In response to McConnell's attempt to calm the waters, an unnamed White House official told CNN the president has no intention of speaking with McConnell until after Labor Day. But before tax reform can happen, Congress must deal with a more looming issue: raising the debt ceiling. In his own statement, McConnell more sharply refuted the reports of conflict with Trump.