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Politics Dec 20WATCH: Trump will not sign funding bill over border security, Paul Ryan says
President Donald Trump has told congressional Republicans he "will not sign" a spending bill passed by the Senate to avoid a partial government shutdown Friday, and he's citing an impasse over money for a border wall with Mexico.
Politics Dec 20Congress scrambles to avoid shutdown
The Senate approved legislation to temporarily fund the government, a key step toward averting a federal shutdown after President Donald Trump backed off his demand for money for a border wall with Mexico.
Politics Dec 19Trump appears to back off his demand for $5 billion for border wall
Congress on Wednesday headed toward a short-term budget measure to keep the government open after President Donald Trump appeared to back off his demand for $5 billion for a U.S.-Mexico border wall. But facing criticism from supporters, Trump continued to…
Economy Dec 18How the economy could become Trump’s biggest re-election threat
Trump has tied his political fortunes to the stock market in an unprecedented fashion, which could end up hurting his 2020 re-election bid.
Politics Dec 18Shutdown talk recedes after White House eases wall threat
President Donald Trump and leaders in Congress appeared to be pulling back Tuesday from a government shutdown over his $5 billion request for border wall funds…
Politics Dec 14Trump says budget director Mick Mulvaney will serve as acting chief of staff
President Donald Trump says budget director Mick Mulvaney will serve as acting chief of staff, replacing John Kelly in new year.
Politics Dec 14Chris Christie says he doesn’t want to be White House chief of staff
The former New Jersey governor cited family reasons in a statement saying that he was asking Trump to remove him from consideration.
Politics Dec 10Trump looking at several candidates for chief of staff
President Donald Trump is weighing at least four people to serve as his next chief of staff, after plans for an orderly succession for departing John Kelly fell through.
Politics Dec 07Trump says he will nominate Heather Nauert as next UN ambassador
Nauert is to replace Nikki Haley, the former South Carolina governor who announced in October that she would step down as ambassador at the end of this year…
Politics Dec 02Trump’s on-off dance with complicated acquaintances
Amid weighty issues of state, another fascination at the Group of 20 summit has been President Donald Trump’s will-he, won’t-he dance with two fellow leaders who are something of international outcasts these days.