• As Trump and Pelosi spar over State of the Union, Democrats consider funding compromise

    As Trump and Pelosi spar over State of the Union, Democrats consider funding compromise

    Jan 23, 2019 06:50 PM EST

    ... president's State of the Union address until the shutdown is resolved. In response, President Trump said Pelosi is "afraid of the truth." Meanwhile, some Democrats are considering a new plan for $5.7 billion in border security, but no wall. Judy Woodruff talks to Yamiche Alcindor and Lisa Desjardins.

  • Are upcoming Senate funding votes merely 'symbolic' gestures?

    Are upcoming Senate funding votes merely 'symbolic' gestures?

    Jan 22, 2019 06:35 PM EST

    ... I don't remember anything like it. Yamiche Alcindor: There has not been anything like it. Judy Woodruff: Meantime, of course, never anything like the shutdown going on this long. Yamiche Alcindor: Yes. Lisa Desjardins: That's right. Judy Woodruff: Yamiche Alcindor, Lisa Desjardins, thank you both.Yamiche Alcindor: Thanks.

  • Why Trump is 'edging closer' to declaring a national emergency over border wall

    Why Trump is 'edging closer' to declaring a national emergency over border wall

    Jan 21, 2019 06:45 PM EST

    ... else about all the other reports that have been out there. So there are some people saying, hey, if they're saying this is wrong, but everything else is right, President Trump could be in hot water here.Judy Woodruff: We shall see. Yamiche Alcindor, thank you. Yamiche Alcindor: Thanks.

  • Trump’s proposal to end shutdown still includes $5.7 billion wall

    Trump’s proposal to end shutdown still includes $5.7 billion wall

    Jan 19, 2019 05:34 PM EST

    ... Alcindor talks to Hari Sreenivasan about the latest. ... HARI SREENIVASAN: Joining me now from outside the White House is PBS NewsHour is White House Correspondent Yamiche Alcindor. Yamiche, the president laid out what he says is a reasonable proposal. He didn't do this in consultation with Democrats. It's ...

  • How the State of the Union became 'leverage' in shutdown debate

    How the State of the Union became 'leverage' in shutdown debate

    Jan 16, 2019 06:50 PM EST

    ... going to get back pay, but recalling them to work now. And remind us which workers are expected to show up and which are not. Yamiche Alcindor: Well, the president and the heads of agencies are the number one people who can make the decisions of who is considered essential ...

  • Barr pledges to protect Mueller probe from partisanship and ‘personal interests’

    Barr pledges to protect Mueller probe from partisanship and ‘personal interests’

    Jan 15, 2019 06:50 PM EST

    ... Barr: I feel it is a critical part of border security that we need to have barriers on the border. Yamiche Alcindor: The once and possibly future attorney general will be back before the committee tomorrow for a second day of questions. For the "PBS NewsHour," I'm Yamiche Alcindor.

  • As shutdown drags on, Trump tries to reassure farmers feeling burned

    As shutdown drags on, Trump tries to reassure farmers feeling burned

    Jan 14, 2019 06:40 PM EST

    ... ask them to pass a bill that secures our border, protects our country, and now reopens our government. Yamiche Alcindor: The shutdown means many farmers are unable to get critical federal data or loans they will need to plan for spring planting. For the "PBS NewsHour," I'm Yamiche Alcindor.

  • As federal workers miss first paycheck of the year, Trump says he has their support

    As federal workers miss first paycheck of the year, Trump says he has their support

    Jan 11, 2019 06:55 PM EST

    ... he's using stereotypes, to talk about immigrants, when, in fact, that's not entirely the case. Judy Woodruff: But only six at the southern border? Yamiche Alcindor: Only six at the southern border, 41 at the northern border. Judy Woodruff: It's fascinating. Good reporting. Yamiche Alcindor, thank you.

  • Trump closer to declaring national emergency; 800,000 workers won't get paid amid shutdown

    Trump closer to declaring national emergency; 800,000 workers won't get paid amid shutdown

    Jan 11, 2019 09:25 AM EST

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YzGTiSqa9Wg The fight over the government shutdown remains at a stalemate, 20 days after some federal agencies closed. Lisa Desjardins and Yamiche Alcindor tell Judy Woodruff why there are still few signs of optimism. On Friday, officials in Puerto Rico called that "unacceptable" and ...

  • As shutdown drags on, 'interesting dynamics' appear on Capitol Hill

    As shutdown drags on, 'interesting dynamics' appear on Capitol Hill

    Jan 10, 2019 06:55 PM EST

    ... seem to be going anywhere right now. But this is the sign of the pressure that's building on Congress from various interests. Judy Woodruff: Yamiche Alcindor, joining us from McAllen, Texas, on the border, Lisa Desjardins here in the studio, thank you both. And we will talk to the ...

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