US president Donald Trump: declared a national emergency at the Mexican border  to access billions of dollars to build a border wall. Photograph: Doug Mills/New York Times

Democrats have vowed to pursue the Trump administration through the courts after the US president declared a national emergency over immigration. Ann(...)

 Lynda Miller, Soona Buchanan and her son, Shadi,  attend a service for the victims of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School of February 14th, 2018.  Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty

As most of America indulged in the annual dose of sentimentalism to mark St Valentine’s Day this week, for others February 14th will forever have anot(...)

US president Donald Trump:  the saga over the government funding bill and the border wall is a poor reflection on his governance skills. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

It says a lot about the workings of the US government that it was Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell who first announced to the nation that presid(...)

Donald Trump is unhappy with a security Bill that passed in Congress to avert another government shutdown, because it contains only a fraction of the funds he demanded for his  border wall. Photograph: by Michael Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images

US president Donald Trump will almost certainly face legal challenges over his decision to declare a national emergency to get additional funding for (...)

President Donald Trump will sign a bill to avert a second government shutdown, but will also declare a national emergency to secure border wall funding. Photograph: Michael Reynolds/EPA

US president Donald Trump is preparing to declare a national emergency to build his proposed border wall with Mexico, setting the White House up for a(...)

US president Donald Trump said he had “lots of options” in relation to funding a border wall. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

The House of Representatives expects to vote on Thursday on a new funding Bill that will avoid a US government shutdown later this week, as last-minu(...)

US vice-president Mike Pence and House speaker Nancy Pelosi flank Donald Trump as the US president delivers his State of the Union address at the US Capitol in Washington. Photograph: Doug Mills/AFP/Getty Images

US president Donald Trump appealed to Congress to end “decades of political stalemate” as he made a call for unity in his annual State of the Union ad(...)

This was unmistakably the speech of a weak president who senses, now that he is into the second half of his term and faced with an energised Democratic majority in the House of Representatives, that his authority is waning. Photograph: Doug Mills/EPA

Donald Trump’s second state of the union speech was a pastiche of the genre. In an uncharacteristically reassuring, even tone, he paid ritualistic li(...)

US president Donald Trump delivers the State of the Union address at the US Capitol in Washington. Photograph: Doug Mills/ pool /AFP/Getty Images

US president Donald Trump appealed to Congress to end “decades of political stalemate” as he made a call for unity in his annual State of the Union ad(...)

The letter, which has been signed by 40 senior figures including Gary Hart, comes ahead of Tanaiste Simon Coveney’s visit to Washington this week. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

A group of prominent Irish-Americans, including former US Special Envoy to Northern Ireland Gary Hart and five former US ambassadors, have written to (...)

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