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House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., speaks accompanied by House Republican Conference chair Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., and House Minority Whip Steve Scalise of La., during a news conference on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, in Washington.
AP Photo/Alex Brandon
January 16, 2019 - 9:41 am
By Lisa Mascaro, Catherine Lucey and Jill Colvin, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Staring down the next deadline to pay federal workers, the White House shifted tactics, trying to bypass House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to negotiate with rank-and-file lawmakers even as President Donald Trump dug in...
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President Donald Trump speaks at the American Farm Bureau Federation's 100th Annual Convention, Monday Jan. 14, 2019, in New Orleans.
Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo
January 15, 2019 - 9:37 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the partial government shutdown (all times local): 3:25 p.m. The House has rejected a Democratic-sponsored bill to reopen the federal government though Feb. 1. The bill is one of two that Democrats proposed this week to end the partial...
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GoFundMe Border Wall
gofundme.com via CNN
January 12, 2019 - 11:47 am
By Madeline Holcombe (CNN) -- A crowdfunding effort for a wall at the southern border reached an impressive number, but it may have to give all that money back. The GoFundMe campaign started by Brian Kolfage, a triple amputee Air Force veteran and motivational speaker, sought to provide $1 billion...
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US Capitol
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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government shutdown
AP Photo/Michael Dwyer
January 11, 2019 - 8:32 pm
(AP) -- Federal employees received pay stubs with nothing but zeros on them Friday as the effects of the government shutdown hit home, deepening anxieties about mortgage payments and unpaid bills. All told, an estimated 800,000 government workers missed their paychecks for the first time since the...
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The Capitol is seen at dawn on the 21st day of a partial government shutdown as an impasse continues between President Donald Trump and Democrats.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
January 11, 2019 - 8:50 am
UPDATED: 1:23 p.m. By Catherine Lucey, Lisa Mascaro and Zeke Miller, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is edging closer to declaring a national emergency to pay for his long-promised U.S.-Mexico border wall as pressure mounts to end the three-week impasse that has closed...
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With illegal drugs and weapons displayed in the foreground, President Donald Trump speaks at a roundtable on immigration and border security at U.S. Border Patrol McAllen Station, during a visit to the southern border, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, in McAllen,
AP Photo/ Evan Vucci
January 10, 2019 - 9:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is considering using billions in unspent disaster relief funds earmarked for areas including hurricane-pounded Puerto Rico and Texas and more than a dozen other states to pay for President Donald Trump's border wall as he weighs signing a national...
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President Donald Trump gestures after arriving at McAllen International Airport for a visit to the southern border, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, in McAllen, Texas.
AP Photo/ Evan Vucci
January 10, 2019 - 11:49 am
UPDATED: 4:11 p.m. ___ MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — President Donald Trump threatened on Thursday to declare a national emergency to circumvent Congress if he can't reach a deal with Democrats to fund his promised border wall. He spent most of the day in Texas near the U.S.-Mexico border to draw further...
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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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Nancy Pelosi, center, standing with Chuck Schumer, left, and Dick Durbin
Susan Walsh/AP
January 09, 2019 - 3:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump stalked out of his negotiating meeting with congressional leaders Wednesday — "I said bye-bye," he tweeted soon after — as efforts to end the 19-day partial government shutdown fell into deeper disarray over his demand for billions of dollars to build a wall...
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