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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…
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.
Politics Jan 11Trump indicates he won’t declare emergency ‘so fast’
Meanwhile, some 800,000 federal employees, more than half still on the job, missed their first paycheck under a stoppage that tied a record for the longest government shutdown.
Politics Jan 11Trump closer to declaring national emergency; 800,000 workers won’t get paid amid shutdown
President Donald Trump is edging closer to declaring a national emergency to fund his long-promised border wall, as pressure mounts to find an escape hatch from the impasse that has closed parts of the government, leaving hundreds of thousands of…
Politics Jan 06Trump adviser: US to leave Syria once IS beaten, Kurds safe
U.S. troops will not leave northeastern Syria until Islamic State militants are defeated and American-allied Kurdish fighters are protected, a top White House aide said Sunday.
Politics Jan 02WATCH: Trump fires at Democrats over shutdown, says Vatican has ‘biggest wall of them all’
President Donald Trump said Wednesday at a Cabinet meeting at the White House that if Democrats are going to say a border wall is "immoral," then "you've got to do something about the Vatican."…
Politics Jan 02Hill leaders to attend White House briefing on border security
Democratic and Republican congressional leaders are expected to attend a briefing on border security at the White House as the government remains partially shut down and President Donald Trump asks in a tweet, "Let's make a deal?"…
Politics Jan 01White House invites Hill leaders to briefing on border security
As a partial government shutdown extends into its 11th day, the White House has invited congressional leaders to attend a West Wing briefing Wednesday on border security.
Politics Dec 31Trump’s promise of a wall may not be fulfilled as advertised
Three confidantes of President Donald Trump, including his departing chief of staff, are indicating that the president's signature campaign pledge to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border would not be fulfilled as advertised.