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Congress deadlocked on DACA as shutdown looms

January 17, 2018
Nancy Cordes | CBS News
A government shutdown is looming as lawmakers are deadlocked on legislation to protect so-called "Dreamers," or immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children.
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Pentagon Suggests Countering Devastating Cyberattacks With Nuclear Arms

January 17, 2018
David Sanger, William J. Broad | The New York Times
A newly drafted United States nuclear strategy that has been sent to President Trump for approval would permit the use of nuclear weapons to respond to a wide range of devastating but non-nuclear attacks on American infrastructure, including what current and former government officials described as the most crippling kind of cyberattacks.
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A burst of acrimony on Capitol Hill threatens immigration deal

January 17, 2018
Ed O'Keefe, Nick Miroff | The Washington Post
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.
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House committee to question WH Communications Director Hope Hicks

January 16, 2018
Kristen Welker, Tim Stelloh | NBC News
The House Intelligence Committee is expected to question White House Communications Director Hope Hicks as part of its probe into Russian meddling into the 2016 election, a source confirmed to NBC News on Monday.
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Inside the tense, profane White House meeting on immigration

January 16, 2018
Robert Costa, Josh Dawsey, Ashley Parker | The Washington Post
When President Trump spoke by phone with Sen. Richard J. Durbin around 10:15 a.m. last Thursday, he expressed pleasure with Durbin’s outline of a bipartisan immigration pact and praised the high-ranking Illinois Democrat’s efforts, according to White House officials and congressional aides.
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Debate over whether Trump is racist revived by comments

January 13, 2018
Julie Pace | Associated Press
More than 150 years after the abolition of slavery and more than 50 years after the passage of the Civil Rights Act, President Donald Trump’s incendiary comments about immigrants have ripped open a jarring debate in the United States and around the world: Is the American president racist?
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Donald Trump’s lawyer arranged $130,000 hush payment to porn star, report says

January 13, 2018
Geoff Bennett | NBC News
President Trump’s longtime personal lawyer is denying a report claiming Trump had a sexual encounter with an adult film star while married to Melania.
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What Trump's Language Means For Immigration Overhaul

January 13, 2018
Susan Davis | NPR
President Trump's reported use of vulgar language this week at a bipartisan meeting on immigration has upended those talks and raised the threat of a government shutdown.
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Tough road to spending deal gets tougher as shutdown looms

January 13, 2018
Erica Werner | The Washington Post
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 insist they would hold firm in their demands.
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