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Special Report: The non-profits, startups and PACs seizing on Trump’s dream wall

03 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump’s signature campaign vow to erect a wall on the southern U.S. border with Mexico has been mired in cross-border bickering and opposition from Democratic lawmakers with power over the government’s purse strings.

Novelty merchants see big opportunity in Trump’s border plan

03 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON For fervent backers of President Trump’s plans for a border wall, there are plenty of ways to show support – and multiple merchandisers eager to cash in on their devotion.

Novelty merchants see big opportunity in Trump’s border plan

03 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON For fervent backers of President Trump’s plans for a border wall, there are plenty of ways to show support – and multiple merchandisers eager to cash in on their devotion.

Novelty merchants see big opportunity in Trump’s border plan

03 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON For fervent backers of President Trump’s plans for a border wall, there are plenty of ways to show support – and multiple merchandisers eager to cash in on their devotion.

Trump announces departure of White House economic adviser Hassett

03 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that White House Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Kevin Hassett will "shortly" leave his post, but did not provide a reason for the latest high-level departure from the administration. | Video

Trump took out 30-year loan on $18.5 million home in 2018

17 May 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump took out a new 30-year mortgage on a sprawling oceanfront house steps from his own Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida, and it is sitting empty on the rental market, according to financial disclosures made public on Thursday by the Office of Government Ethics. | Video

UPDATE 4-Trump took out 30-year loan on $18.5 mln home in 2018

16 May 2019

WASHINGTON, May 16 U.S. President Donald Trump took out a new 30-year mortgage on a sprawling oceanfront house steps from his own Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida, and it is sitting empty on the rental market, according to financial disclosures made public on Thursday by the Office of Government Ethics.

UPDATE 2-EXCLUSIVE-Foreign government leases at Trump World Tower stir more emoluments concerns

03 May 2019

WASHINGTON, May 3 The U.S. State Department allowed seven foreign governments to rent luxury condominiums in New York's Trump World Tower in 2017 without approval from Congress, according to documents and people familiar with the leases, in what some experts say could be a potential violation of the U.S. Constitution's emoluments clause.

EXCLUSIVE-Foreign government leases at Trump World Tower stir more emoluments concerns

02 May 2019

WASHINGTON, May 2 The U.S. State Department allowed at least seven foreign governments to rent luxury condominiums in New York's Trump World Tower in 2017 without approval from Congress, according to documents and people familiar with the leases, a potential violation of the U.S. Constitution's emoluments clause.

Trump cuts aid to Central American countries as migrant crisis deepens

31 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON/EL PASO, Texas The U.S. government cut aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras on Saturday after President Donald Trump blasted the Central American countries for sending migrants to the United States and threatened to shutter the U.S.-Mexico border.

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EU rebuffs Johnson's opening Brexit bid

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's demand that the European Union reopen the Brexit divorce deal was rebuffed on Tuesday by the bloc, which said Britain had failed to propose any realistic alternative to an agreed insurance policy for the Irish border.