President Trump approves DC emergency declaration ahead 59th presidential inauguration

D.C. 01/11/21, 22:04

President Donald Trump on Monday, Jan. 11, approved an emergency declaration in Washington and ordered federal assistance to help the district respond to the emergency conditions resulting from the 59th presidential inauguration later this month. The president’s emergency declaration authorizes "the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency ...

10 GOP Senators fails to override President Trump’s veto on border resolution

Politics 10/19/19, 07:21

The Senate has failed to override President Donald Trump’s veto on his national emergency resolution though the Democrats had the helping hand of 10 Republicans. The Senate on Friday, Oct. 18, voted 53-36 on the Democrat-crafted resolution to terminate the national emergency that the president declared along the U.S.-Mexico border. The vote ...

11 Republicans vote against President Trump’s emergency declaration on border

Politics 09/26/19, 10:45

Eleven Republican senators have joined Democrats to vote for a resolution on ending President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration on U.S.-Mexico border. The Senate voted 54-41 in favor of the resolution on Wednesday, Sept. 25, The Hill reported. This is the second time the Senators have voted to block the emergency declaration ...

President Trump declares emergency for Louisiana even before Storm Barry comes

U.S. 07/12/19, 06:20

President Donald Trump announced a federal declaration of emergency for Louisiana late on Thursday, July 11, in an effort to help the state prevent possible damage from imminent Tropical Storm Barry and put people in urgent situations first. According to AccuWeather, Barry formed on Thursday morning and is spinning through the ...

Update: Trump issues veto threat over border resolution

Politics 03/14/19, 06:27

The Latest on Congress and President Donald Trump's proposed border wall (all times local): 7 a.m. President Donald Trump is warning to veto a congressional resolution revoking his declaration of an emergency at the southern border. Trump had declared an emergency to try to circumvent Congress to access more money for his ...

Trump meets with Illinois congressman who deployed to border

Politics 03/06/19, 20:13

President Donald Trump met Wednesday with an Illinois congressman who was deployed last month to the U.S.-Mexico border with his Air National Guard unit. Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger says his first-hand experience led him to conclude that the situation at the border represents a legitimate national emergency. "I went down to the ...

Pence touts border emergency in Arizona stop

Politics 03/05/19, 18:21

Vice President Mike Pence called on the Senate Tuesday not to reject President Donald Trump's emergency declaration freeing up money to build a wall on the southern border. "Any vote against the president's national emergency declaration is a vote against border security," Pence said after touring a Drug Enforcement Administration facility ...

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