President Donald Trump told reporters before he left for Florida on Sept. 14, 2017 that funding "The Wall" would come after a plan for DACA but also said that samples of the proposed border wall between the U.S. and Mexico were being constructed.
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens, a former U.S. Navy SEAL, rappelled from the ceiling of an arena at a bull-riding event Saturday night in Springfield. Along with four Army National Guardsmen carrying the American flag, Greitens dropped in before the performance of the National Anthem at the PBR’s national Celebrate America Tour event at JQH Arena. Video courtesy of PBR
Representatives of the Edgemoor and Clarkson Construction team pledged Sept. 8 that they would provide major opportunities for local design and construction firms and workers, as well as minority and women-owned companies, to help build a new single terminal at Kansas City International Airport.
The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, an Obama-era initiative that shielded young undocumented immigrants from deportation, will end, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017. There will be a “wind down period” to give Congress time to take action if it chooses to do so, says Sessions.
Charles Buckner, a dairy farmer from Fair Grove, wrote "Trump" in orange ink for President Trump's visit to Springfield. Buckner was one of the first people to shake hands with Trump after he descended from Air Force One.
President Trump defended his controversial pardon of former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio. Arpaio was found guilty by a federal judge of criminal contempt, for ignoring a court order to stop detaining people based on his belief on whether or not they were in the U.S. illegally.
U.S. Rep. Kevin Yoder, an Overland Park Republican, fields a question about how he can trust President Donald Trump on big things if he lies about small things. Yoder faces boos when he brings up former President Barack Obama.