Tesla sells a new wall charger, Maryland backs away from big EV charging program

Enlarge / New Tesla wall charger. (credit: Tesla) This week, Tesla introduced a new wall charger that can plug directly into a NEMA 14-50 standard American wall outlet. The new wall charger is similar to the company’s second-generation mobile wall connector but with the ability to provide 40 amps (9.6kW) to long-range Model S, X, […]

As the government shutdown over Trump’s border wall rages, a journey along the entire 1,933-mile US-Mexico border shows the monumental task of securing it

Skye Gould/Andy Kiersz/Business Insider The US government is currently shut down because President Donald Trump is demanding billions of dollars to build a wall along the US-Mexico border, and Congress won’t fund it. Of the 1,933 miles along the border, 1,279 miles is unfenced. Most of the barrier that currently exists, and that the Trump […]

Trump tweeted at Nancy Pelosi to end the shutdown over the wall: ‘Let’s make a deal?’

Evan Vucci/AP President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday afternoon to ask House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to “make a deal” that includes funding for a wall along the southern US border. Trump’s tweet comes 11 days into a partial government shutdown that came after gridlock among congressional lawmakers who did not secure Trump’s requested $ 5 […]

‘Let’s make a deal?’ Trump appears to offer olive branch to Democrats with border wall talks

With no compromise in sight on his border wall, US President Donald Trump is reaching out to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, calling a meeting with Congressional leaders in a bid to end the government shutdown now in its 11th day. Trump invited a bipartisan group of Congressional leaders to the White House to negotiate a […]

Here’s what you missed this weekend: Trump tries to respond to dead children at the border, Kelly says the ‘wall’ won’t be a real wall at all, and truculent truck drivers block Tesla Superchargers

Spencer Platt/Getty Images President Donald Trump, Republicans, and administration officials have responded to a second December death of a migrant child in US custody.  In an interview, outgoing White House chief of staff John Kelly said Trump’s “Wall” won’t actually be a wall. Business Insider spoke to truck drivers pointedly blocking Tesla Superchargers as multiple […]

Take that, Trump! Russia finishes ‘The Wall’ on Crimea-Ukraine border (VIDEO)

While certain politicians are still having difficulties getting their walls built, Russia has announced it had finished a border barrier between Ukraine and Crimea. Construction took just over a year and less than $ 3 million. Bids for building the two-meter tall, 60-kilometer long fence separating the peninsula from Ukraine opened in September 2017. The […]

Trump threatens to shut US-Mexico border if Democrats block funding of Wall

Published time: 28 Dec, 2018 12:30 We will be forced to close the Southern Border entirely if the Obstructionist Democrats do not give us the money to finish the Wall & also change the ridiculous immigration laws that our Country is saddled with. Hard to believe there was a Congress & President who would approve! […]

‘Whatever it takes’: Trump talks shutdown and doubles down on desire for border wall on trip to Iraq

Joshua Roberts/Reuters A shutdown affecting parts of the federal government appeared no closer to resolution Wednesday, with President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats locked in a hardening standoff over border wall money that threatens to carry over into January. Trump vowed to hold the line, telling reporters as he flew to Iraq that he’ll do […]