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Hannah Gaber/USA TODAY
January 12, 2019 - 8:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government shutdown is wreaking havoc on many Americans: Hundreds of thousands of federal employees don't know when they'll see their next paycheck, and low-income people who rely on the federal safety net worry about whether they'll make ends meet should the stalemate in...
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Migrants mainly from Mexico and Central America look on as U.S. President Donald Trump gives a prime-time address about border security on television, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, watching from a border migrant shelter in Tijuana, Mexico.
Gregory Bull/AP Photo
January 10, 2019 - 7:21 am
By Catherine Lucey, Lisa Mascaro and Laurie Kellman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is taking the shutdown battle to the U.S.-Mexico border, seeking to bolster his case for the border wall after negotiations with Democrats blew up over his funding demands. Trump stalked...
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In this Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018, file photo, a man passes a Mexican migrant baby to her mother after they jump the border fence to get to the U.S. side to San Diego, from Tijuana, Mexico.
AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza, File
January 09, 2019 - 6:38 am
By Calvin Woodward and Colleen Long, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — In his prime-time speech to the nation, President Donald Trump declared a border crisis that's in sharp dispute, wrongly accused Democrats of refusing to pay for border security and ignored the reality of how drugs come into...
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President Donald Trump speaks on the South Lawn of the White House as he walks to Marine One, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, in Washington.
Alex Brandon/AP Photo
January 05, 2019 - 12:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump stood by his demands for funding for a border wall Sunday as another round of shutdown talks failed to break an impasse, while newly empowered House Democrats planned to step up the pressure on Trump and Republican lawmakers by passing legislation this week...
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Xinhua/Sipa USA
January 04, 2019 - 2:46 pm
By: Catherine Lucey, Lisa Mascaro and Jill Colvin WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Friday he could keep parts of the government shut down for "months or even years" as he and Democratic leaders failed in a second closed-door meeting to resolve his demand for billions of dollars for...
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CNN
December 29, 2018 - 12:56 pm
By Veronica Stracqualursi and Kevin Liptak (CNN) — President Donald Trump issued an executive order Friday freezing federal workers' pay for 2019, following through on a proposal he announced earlier in the year. The move, which nixes a 2.1 percent across-the-board pay raise that was set to take...
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A tourist is reflected in a window of the closed building housing the Liberty Bell, Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018, in Philadelphia. The building is closed due to the partial government shutdown.
Matt Slocum/AP Photo
December 27, 2018 - 7:40 am
By Juliet Linderman and Darlene Superville, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Chances look slim for ending the partial government shutdown any time soon. Lawmakers are away from Washington for the holidays and have been told they will get 24 hours' notice before having to return for a vote. And...
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House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., right, listens as House Speaker Paul Ryan speaks briefly to members of the media after they met with President Donald Trump at the White House.
Jacquelyn Martin/AP
December 20, 2018 - 6:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rattled by accusations he was caving on his promised border wall, President Donald Trump instead bowed to a conservative backlash. After signaling earlier in the week that he was backing off a government shutdown threat, Trump rapidly changed course on Thursday, informing House...
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What to expect if there's a partial government shutdown
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December 17, 2018 - 10:44 am
By Clare Foran, CNN (CNN) -- A possible partial government shutdown is only a hand full of days away with President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats locked in a dispute over border security with no resolution in sight. Funding expires for a number of key government agencies on December 21...
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President Donald Trump gives a thumbs-up as he has Thanksgiving Day dinner at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla., Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018.
AP Photo/Susan Walsh
November 23, 2018 - 10:32 am
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump has returned to his West Palm Beach golf course on another sunny Florida day. Trump began his Friday on Twitter, saying Democrats and Republicans "MUST come together, finally, with a major Border Security package, which will include funding for...
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