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Twitter freaks over an old clip where Trump appears to call asylum seekers ‘animals’ — but they’re wrong

The viral clip actually shows the president refer to members of the Central American MS13 gang, not asylum seekers, as "animals."
Lower Rio Grande Valley near Rio Grande river in Hidalgo County.

Trump criticizes Bush and Obama administrations for building ‘not a good-looking wall’

President Donald Trump spoke about border security during a roundtable with Border Patrol officials in Calexico, California, on Friday.

House Democrats are suing the Trump administration to block his national emergency and stop border wall construction

"The House will once again defend our Democracy and our Constitution, this time in the courts," Nancy Pelosi said.
The artist Cosimo Cavallaro is building a border wall out of cotija cheese.

A California artist is building a 6-foot-high border wall out of cotija cheese and wants to ‘make America grate again’

Cosimo Cavallaro has already raised enough money to make a six-foot-tall, 25-foot-long border wall out of 200 blocks of cheese.
The House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

Trump’s national emergency declaration for a border wall survives after House fails to override veto

Congress' inability to override Trump's veto means that, for the time being, the national emergency declaration to build a border wall will go on as planned.
US Marines deploy concertina wire at the US-Mexico border in preparation for the arrival of a caravan of migrants at the San Ysidro border crossing in San Diego, November 15, 2018.

Lawmakers move to block the Pentagon’s $1 billion transfer for Trump’s border wall

Lawmakers moved to block the Defense Department's move to transfer $1 billion in the latest showdown over the border wall President Trump has vowed to build.
Marines fortify the Arizona-Mexico border with concertina wire near the San Luis II Port of Entry, November 21, 2018.

The Marine Corps’ top general says Trump’s deployments to US-Mexico border are hurting combat readiness

Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Robert Neller says border-security deployments and other unplanned expenses are putting combat readiness at risk.
US Marines deploy concertina wire at the US-Mexico border in preparation for the arrival of a caravan of migrants at the San Ysidro border crossing in San Diego, November 15, 2018.

Mexicans in the world’s most violent city are taking barbed wire right off the border wall to protect their own homes

Some of the concertina wire US troops installed on the wall between San Diego and Tijuana has reappeared on homes south of the border.
President Donald Trump/

Americans overwhelmingly want Congress to defy Trump and override his veto of the resolution to end his border-wall emergency declaration

Forty-six percent of respondents support a congressional override of President Donald Trump's veto, while just 27% of people in the survey oppose the move.

Trump issues his first presidential veto, striking down Senate resolution to terminate his national-emergency declaration for a border wall

Trump vetoed a Senate resolution to terminate his national-emergency declaration to build additional physical barriers along the US-Mexico border.