A jackhammer turned prototypes of US President Donald Trump’s prized border wall into piles of rubble on Wednesday, a quick ending to an experiment that turned into a spectacle.
The US House of Representatives has voted to block President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration, a measure intended get him billions of extra dollars to build his border wall.
US Republicans and Democrats have clashed over whether to limit the number of migrants authorities can detain, tossing a new hurdle before negotiators hoping to strike a border security compromise for Congress to pass this week.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi declared on Thursday that there will be no “wall money” in any compromise border security deal as she and US President Donald Trump signalled that congressional negotiators may never satisfy his demands over his cherished proposal.
A border wall between the US and Mexico will harm endangered plants and animals and cause trouble for the growing ecotourism industry in Texas, scientists say.