Democrats unveil funding bill to end shutdown – without money for Trump's border wall

Democrats in the House of Representatives will introduce legislation to end the partial government shutdown once they take control of the chamber later this week – but it will not include funding for a US-Mexico border wall. The legislation would extend current spending levels for border security through 8 February, but would deny President Donald Trump’s request…

Trump's attorney general nominee once attacked proposal for Mexico border wall, calling it 'overkill'

Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general once scoffed at the concept of having a wall built on the Mexican border as “overkill.” During a February 1992 interview, William Barr, who served as attorney general under President George H.W. Bush, and is now slated to assume the role once against after acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker,…