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A Border Patrol agent approaches border wall prototypes in San Diego, Calif., earlier this month.

Trump's Declaration of Emergency Authority to Redirect Spending Will Bring Complex Challenges

His $8 billion shuffle to build a border wall is unprecedented, maybe illegal in some parts.

A farmer passes along a border fence that divides his property in Mission, Texas in 2015.

Lawmakers Aim to Protect Private Landowners on U.S.-Mexico Border

Members of Congress hope to pass laws to help border-adjacent property owners who may be displaced through eminent domain if Trump’s border wall plans proceed.

Trump Declares National Emergency, Calling Government Border Drug Stats ‘Lies’

In a dark, rambling speech, the president repeated long-debunked arguments — and provided ammunition for likely court challenges.

Too Few Women Leading Justice Department Litigation, Employees Say

Network of 375 federal attorneys says "dearth" of women sends "negative message."

President Trump visits border in January.

Analysis: What Trump Could Do If He Declares a State of Emergency

A president’s emergency powers are extensive, and largely unchecked.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., joined from left by Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., and Sen. Todd Young, R-Ind., speaks to reporters in January at the Capitol.

Trump’s Emergency Declaration Is a Test for Senate Republicans

For weeks, GOP lawmakers have warned the president against pursuing extraordinary measures. What now?

The Capitol Building and pedestrians are reflected in a puddle in 2017.

Former Trump Officials Are Supposed to Avoid Lobbying. Except 33 Haven’t.

The former officials — including ex-Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke — have found ways to sidestep the administration’s ethics pledge. At least 18 of them are now registered federal lobbyists and the rest work in jobs that closely resemble lobbying.

Winners and Losers From the Fiscal 2019 Spending Deal

See what's in the bill to avoid another shutdown.

White House Budget Office Draws Positive Reviews for FOIA Portal Guidance

Transparency advocates praised the step, but said the effort lacks a lead agency.