Donald Trump

Lawmakers want to put defense funds President Trump used for a border wall back

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Trump administration used Defense Department funds to build parts of a border wall. Now Congress wants that money back…

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Pentagon leaders face bipartisan anger over border wall reprogramming

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In this Jan. 10, 2020, photo, people work at a portion of border wall which is under construction in Yuma, Ariz. Illegal border crossings have plummeted as the Trump administration has extended a policy to make asylum seekers wait in Mexico for court hearings in the U.S. (AP Photo/Elliot Spagat)

Lawmakers demand answers on reprogramming $7.2B in defense funds for border wall

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Donald Trump

White House downplays shutdown chances

The White House is signaling it’s not interested in a government shutdown when a temporary government-wide spending bill expires Nov. 21

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David Hawkings

Budget impasse still possible with 1 month left in continuing resolution

To head off a government shutdown, Congress and the White House need to reach agreement on either a set of full appropriations bills, or another CR.

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Senate, Congress, House of Representatives

Senate ups R&D spending in defense appropriations bill, battle still brewing on wall funding

The Senate defense appropriations bill give DoD more than $100 billion in research and development spending.

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