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BYPASSES CONGRESS…

President Trump declared a national emergency Friday to get more funding for border barriers. Downplaying the significance of past presidents declaring emergencies, Trump said “They sign it. Nobody cares.” Photo: Getty 0 Comments By Rebecca Ballhaus and Rebecca Ballhaus The Wall Street Journal Biography @rebeccaballhaus rebecca.ballhaus@wsj.com Kristina Peterson Kristina Peterson The Wall Street Journal Biography […]

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PRESIDENT DECLARES BORDER EMERGENCY…

[unable to retrieve full-text content] PRESIDENT DECLARES BORDER EMERGENCY… (Top headline, 1st story, link) Related stories:BYPASSES CONGRESS…$8B FOR WALLS…WILL SIGN BUDGET…UPROAR FROM ALL SIDES…Ocasio-Cortez, Castro Plan Bill to Block…LEGAL WAR LOOMS…‘Catch and Release’ expansion… Advertise here

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WILL SIGN BUDGET…

John Moore | Getty Images Before getting into the details of this crazy omnibus bill, it’s important to recognize that we don’t understand all the details. The worst provisions are written in vague language ensconced in an 1,169-page bill, which has already been posted online in two different versions (the first was 10 pages shorter). […]

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TRUMP TO DECLARE BORDER EMERGENCY…

White House says Trump will sign spending bill to avoid shutdown but will declare border emergency TOO – as Pelosi warns GOP a future Democratic president could use the same tactic to impose gun control President’s approval is required to avoid another government shutdown Trump said he was ‘not happy’ with the compromise  The White […]

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White House Sought Options to Strike Iran…

John Bolton, President Trump’s national security adviser, had asked for military options to strike Iran. Photo: Andrew Harnik/Associated Press 9 Comments By Dion Nissenbaum Dion Nissenbaum The Wall Street Journal Biography @DionNissenbaum Dion.Nissenbaum@wsj.com Jan. 13, 2019 5:30 a.m. ET WASHINGTON—On a warm night in early September, militants fired three mortars into Baghdad’s sprawling diplomatic quarter, […]

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