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Trump uses emergency powers to build the wall

US President Donald Trump has used emergency powers to bypass Congress to provide funding for his controversial wall on the US-Mexico border.   Having reached an interim agreement with Democrats to open federal agencies following a 35-day government shutdown, Mr Trump declared a state of emergency to finance the $5.7 billion required for the border…

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US midterm elections see gains for the Democrats

The Democrats have won control of the US House of Representatives in the November 2018 Congressional midterm elections. The contest was seen to be a key test for US President Donald Trump, as analysts had predicted a ‘blue wave’ as a sign of discontent for Mr Trump’s policies. With 429 of 435 seats declared, the…

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