Quantcast

Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Senate OKs border deal; Trump will sign, declare emergency

The Senate resoundingly approved a border-security compromise Thursday that ignores most of President Donald Trump's demands for building a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico but would prevent a new government shutdown. The White House said Trump would sign it but then declare a national emergency and perhaps invoke other executive powers to try to shift money from elsewhere in the federal budget to wall-building.

Read More »

Infrastructure bill faced with many potholes in months ahead

Traffic crosses the old Gerald Desmond Bridge in July while a replacement bridge is under construction in Long Beach, California. President Donald Trump said this week that he's eager to work with Congress on a plan to rebuild America’s crumbling roads and bridges, but offered no specifics during his State of the Union speech on what kind of deal he would back. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

President Donald Trump pronounced himself eager to work with Congress on a plan to rebuild America's crumbling roads and bridges, but offered no specifics during his State of the Union speech on what kind of deal he would back. The question now is whether lawmakers and the president are finally ready to move beyond complaining about the nation's infrastructure and actually do something about it.

Read More »