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Politics Feb 04WATCH: Trump delivers 2019 State of the Union
Face to face with emboldened Democrats, President Donald Trump on Tuesday called on Washington to cast aside "revenge, resistance and retribution" and end "ridiculous partisan investigations" in a State of the Union address delivered at a vulnerable moment for his…
Politics Jan 25WATCH: Trump, Congress leaders reach shutdown deal
President Donald Trump is expected to make the announcement from the White House Rose Garden, days before he had been scheduled to offer the Jan. 29 State of the Union address to Congress.
Politics Jan 24Trump decides to delay State of the Union after showdown with Pelosi
Following a high-stakes game of dare and double-dare, Trump conceded that "no venue that can compete with the history, tradition and importance of the House Chamber" and that he was not looking for an alternate option after Pelosi served notice…
Politics Jan 20Democrats aren’t buying Trump’s shutdown-ending ‘compromise’
In a bid to break the shutdown stalemate, President Donald Trump offered to extend temporary protections for young people brought to the U.S. illegally as children and those fleeing disaster zones in exchange for his long-promised border wall. But while…
Politics Jan 19Trump offers a ‘Dreamers’ deal for border-money proposal
President Donald Trump sought to break the government shutdown impasse Saturday, offering to extend protections for young people brought to the country illegally as children, if Democrats give him $5.7 billion for his long-promised border wall.
Nation Jan 19Could 1st tangible signs of shutdown progress be emerging?
The first tangible signs of movement may be emerging in the impasse that has shut down the government for weeks: President Donald Trump is promising a “major announcement” about the closure and the U.S.-Mexico border and Democrats are pledging more…
Politics Jan 17Trump denies Pelosi an aircraft to visit U.S. troops abroad
The move was an apparent response to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's attempt to delay the president's State of Union address.
Nation Jan 17Shutdown ongoing, State Department sends diplomats back to work with pay
The State Department on Thursday instructed all U.S. diplomats in Washington and elsewhere to return to work next week with pay, saying it had found money for their salaries at least temporarily despite the ongoing government shutdown.
Economy Jan 16Shutdown is having greater drag on economy than expected, Trump economists acknowledge
In a call with reporters, White House Council of Economic Advisers chairman Kevin Hassett said Tuesday the shutdown is reducing economic growth more than predicted. He said the "hope is this resolves quickly and that it won't have a major…
Politics Jan 14Day 24: Trump dismisses Graham proposal to reopen the government
President Donald Trump kept his hard line Monday on the partial government shutdown, now in a fourth week, over his insistence on billions of dollars for a long, impregnable wall at the U.S.-Mexico border.