House Republican leaders presented their rank and file with a one-month spending bill Tuesday aimed at keeping the government open ahead of a Friday night deadline, as hopes for a deal on young undocumented immigrants faded.
A burst of public acrimony across Capitol Hill on Tuesday exposed how much negotiations on immigration and border security have been set back since President Trump’s use of a vulgar expression during a meeting on the issue.
A week from a government shutdown deadline, lawmakers had no clear path to a deal Friday, each side was already blaming the other for a potential failure, and emboldened Democrats seized on President Trump’s incendiary comments about immigrants to in
President Donald Trump has denied he used a vulgar phrase to describe Haiti and African nations during talks with lawmakers inside the Oval Office. His remarks have sparked an international controversy and generated bipartisan condemnation. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), who was in the room, refutes Trump's denial, insisting that reports of what Trump said are entirely accurate.
It was bitterly cold as Donald Trump sat down to dinner on Jan. 5 at Camp David, the presidential retreat in Maryland’s Catoctin Mountains. Republican leaders and Administration officials had joined him for what needed to be a frank conversation.
Mitt Romney’s comeback on the national stage, through the byway of his probable bid for the Senate in Utah, has prompted a sharp debate among Republicans over whether traditional political figures are still welcome as leaders of a party dominated by