The House is preparing to vote on the package Thursday when the new Congress convenes. This is according to an aide who was not authorized to discuss the plan publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity.
By Darlene Superville, Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
The president's comments seemingly dashed hope for a Christmas miracle that would soon allow several departments to reopen and employees to return to work.
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.
President Trump met with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer at the White House to discuss border security, but the meeting soon erupted into an on-camera argument, with Trump saying that he would take full responsibility if the government shuts down…
It’s time to stop punting on the issue of border security and “have honest discussions” about funding the border wall, says Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga. Collins joins Judy Woodruff to discuss President Trump’s threat to Democrats to shut down the…
Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Md., says President Trump’s “theater” of suggesting he is willing to shut down the government if he doesn’t get what he wants for border wall funding is “not particularly productive” as a negotiating tactic. Hoyer joins Judy…
By Darlene Superville, Zeke Miller, Associated Press
Government funding expires at the end of September, just weeks before the midterm elections. A shutdown would be the second under unified Republican control of Washington, following an embarrassing weekend stoppage in January.
By Jennifer Hijazi
Eighty-eight million registered voters will get the chance to change the face of Mexico’s government, and affect the course of U.S. relations, with major border and trade issues at stake.
By Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press
California Gov. Jerry Brown agreed Wednesday to deploy 400 National Guard troops at President Donald Trump's request, but not all will head to the U.S.-Mexico border as Trump wants and none will enforce federal immigration enforcement.
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press
The Department of Homeland Security, Pentagon and White House did not immediately respond to requests for comment on how such a plan might work.
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