• The Latest: In New Orleans, Trump vows to fight for wall

    4 days ago - By My Sanantonio

    WASHINGTON - The Latest on the government shutdown :
    2:20 p.m.
    President Donald Trump is vowing to continue to fight for border wall funding during a speech in New Orleans.
    Trump spoke at a farm convention Monday, declaring: "When it comes to keeping the American people safe, I will never, ever back down."
    Trump spent much of his remarks justifying his position, insisting that a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border is needed on security and humanitarian grounds.
    Trump says he asked Congress for a "steel barrier" because we "need strength."
    Trump is locked in an impasse with congressional...
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  • The Latest: Farmers in New Orleans to hear from Trump

    4 days ago - By Miami Herald

    The Latest on President Donald Trump : 12:30 p.m. Farmers are gathering in New Orleans to hear from President Donald Trump as their businesses feel the effects of...
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  • The Latest: Farmers in New Orleans to hear from Trump

    4 days ago - By My Sanantonio

    WASHINGTON - The Latest on President Donald Trump :
    12:30 p.m.
    Farmers are gathering in New Orleans to hear from President Donald Trump as their businesses feel the effects of his trade policies and the partial government shutdown.
    Richard Musel of Bennington, Nebraska, a corn and soybean farmer, describes business as "marginal" but says he doesn't blame Trump.
    Musel says Trump has been good to farmers and had no choice but to get tough with China.
    Lemuel and Shelby Ricks grow cotton, soybeans, wheat and peanuts on their farm in Conway, North Carolina. They say they've been hurt by low...
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