The Latest: Trump to seek another $8.6 billion for wall

The Latest: Trump to seek another $8.6 billion for wall

WASHINGTON(AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump‘s budget proposal for the 2020 budget. (all times local):

4:20 p.m.

President Donald Trump will be seeking $8.6 billion in his new budget to build the U.S.-Mexico border wall, setting up another showdown with lawmakers who have resisted giving him more money for his signature campaign promise.

The request would more than double the $8.1 billion that could be available to the president after he declared a national emergency at the border to circumvent Congress once lawmakers refused his funding demands.

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