Latest from Damian Paletta

Unsatisfied with the funding in a bill passed by Congress, President Trump took executive action to try to secure about $6.5 billion more for border barriers.

  • Feb 16, 2019

The action tests the limits of presidential power and is certain to lead to legal and political battles.

  • Feb 15, 2019

Congress is voting on sweeping legislation to avert a government shutdown set to start at the end of Friday.

  • Feb 14, 2019

The president predicts there will not be another government shutdown, as a Friday deadline approaches.

  • Feb 12, 2019

The deal doesn’t give Trump as much money as he wanted for a border wall and drops some Democratic proposals to limit ICE detentions.

  • Feb 12, 2019

The number of beds ICE can have for detention of unauthorized immigrants has created a new stalemate.

  • Feb 10, 2019

Meanwhile, the White House is looking at ways to redirect taxpayer money for the construction of a wall.

  • Feb 7, 2019

They are mounting a counterattack to neutralize the emerging trend.

  • Feb 6, 2019

Cain ran for president in 2012 but lost the Republican primary to Mitt Romney. A former pizza industry executive, he became famous for his simplified tax plan, known as “Nine-Nine-Nine,” and for complaints that he sexually harassed women.

  • Jan 31, 2019

Escalating trade tensions coincide with a new era of hostility between the Trump administration and some of America’s closest allies.

  • Jun 22, 2018
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