US Senator Mitt Romney was among 12 Republicans who voted to rescind Donald Trump’s emergency declaration to build a southern border wall. Photo: AFP

US Senate votes to end Donald Trump’s border ‘national emergency’, as 12 Republicans team up with Democrats

  • A presidential veto looms after the Senate voted 59-41 to cancel Trump’s February proclamation of a national emergency to fund a border wall
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US Senator Mitt Romney was among 12 Republicans who voted to rescind Donald Trump’s emergency declaration to build a southern border wall. Photo: AFP
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US President Donald Trump preparing a new budget that will seek US$8.6 billion for his signature project. Photo: Reuters

Donald Trump’s ‘sane’ budget: US$8.6 billion for a border wall, more money for defence

  • Budget request for billions for wall on the US-Mexico border is likely to trigger another fight with Congress
  • Previous request led to an impasse that resulted in a 35-day partial shutdown of the US government, the longest ever
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US President Donald Trump preparing a new budget that will seek US$8.6 billion for his signature project. Photo: Reuters
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