The Latest: EU mulls Irish border post options post-Brexit

In this photo provided by the UK Parliament, Britain’s Speaker John Bercow addresses MP’s in the Palace of Westminster in London, Wednesday, April 3, 2019. A Brexit-related vote in Britain’s House of Commons on Wednesday ended in a tie, the first time that has happened in a quarter-century. Under Parliament’s rules, the speaker of the House has tie-breaking power. Speaker […]

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Trump Proposes a Record $4.75 Trillion Budget

WASHINGTON — President Trump sent Congress on Monday a record $4.75 trillion budget request that calls for increased military spending and sharp cuts to domestic programs like education and environmental protection for the 2020 fiscal year. Mr. Trump’s budget, the largest in federal history, includes a nearly 5 percent increase in military spending — which is more than the Pentagon […]

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Trump Threatens To "Permanently" Close U.S.-Mexico Border

After a clash between border patrol agents and members of a caravan of thousands of Central American migrants, President Donald Trump threatened in a post on Twitter on Monday to “permanently” close the U.S.-Mexico border due to the threat posed by illegal immigrants. Trump urged Mexican authorities to deport the migrants “back to their countries,” declaring the asylum-seekers would not […]

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Trump, GOP leaders meet on border wall as shutdown looms

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., speaks to reporters after returning to Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, following a meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) With a partial government shutdown looming in just 10 days, President Donald Trump met with Republican leaders Tuesday to hash out a spending plan that […]

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