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Politics Feb 14WATCH: Senate approves border security and funding bill
President Donald Trump will sign Congress' border security compromise, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday.
Politics Feb 13Unhappy with deal, Trump still doesn’t expect a new shutdown
Under mounting pressure from his own party, President Donald Trump appears to be grudgingly leaning toward accepting an agreement that would head off a threatened second government shutdown but provide just a fraction of the money he's been demanding for…
Politics Jan 23Trump wants to deliver State of Union next week as planned
The White House is proceeding with plans for President Donald Trump to deliver his State of the Union speech in front of a joint session of Congress on Tuesday without knowing whether Democrats will let him have that stage.
Politics Jan 22Trump reportedly moving ahead with State of the Union next week amid shutdown
The White House is moving forward with plans for the State of the Union address next week in front of a joint session of Congress — despite a letter from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi requesting he delay it.
Politics Jan 22Senate set to vote on 2 competing plans to end shutdown
Senate leaders reached an agreement on Tuesday to vote this week on two competing proposals to end the government shutdown, including President Donald Trump's plan to have Congress pay for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border that's likely to fail.
Politics Jan 21WATCH: Trump marks MLK day with memorial visit
The president had been criticized earlier in the day by the Rev. Al Sharpton, who said it was "an insult to the American people" that the White House was not commemorating the holiday with an event.
Politics Jan 21Day 31: Trump and Congress struggle to find a starting point to end shutdown
Democrats and Republicans appeared no closer to ending the impasse than when it began, with President Donald Trump lashing out at his opponents after they dismissed a plan he'd billed as a compromise.
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 19Trump paying tribute to Americans killed in Syrian attack
President Donald Trump was paying tribute Saturday to the four Americans killed in a suicide bomb attack in Syria this week as he set off to Dover Air Force Base for the return of their remains.