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News You Need to Know

Wednesday, 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.
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.
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.