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J. Scott Applewhite/ AP Photo
December 19, 2018 - 10:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Legislation to avoid a partial federal shutdown threatened at week's end and keep the government running through Feb. 8 awaited a Senate vote Wednesday after President Donald Trump backed off his demand for money for his long-promised U.S.-Mexico border wall. Senate Majority...
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House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi of California, the speaker-designate for the new Congress in January, talks to reporters.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
December 19, 2018 - 7:21 am
By Lisa Mascaro, Matthew Daly and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump appeared to back off his demand for $5 billion to build a border wall, signaling for the first time that he might be open to a deal that would avoid a partial government shutdown. The White...
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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders talks with reporters outside the White House, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018, in Washington.
Evan Vucci/AP Photo
December 18, 2018 - 11:13 am
UPDATED: 1:37 p.m. By Lisa Mascaro, Matthew Daly and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate's top Republican and Democratic leaders began negotiating Tuesday after the White House indicated President Donald Trump does not want a federal government shutdown over his demand...
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Immigrant advocacy group Make the Road Pennsylvania gathered in front of Sen. Pat Toomey's office Wednesday night to make their voices heard on the president's proposed border wall.
Antionette Lee/KYW Newsradio
Antionette Lee
December 13, 2018 - 2:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As time winds down and the fight continues over government funding, a local organization gathered in front of Sen. Pat Toomey's office Wednesday night to make their voices heard on the president's proposed border wall. "The administration is also trying to get a...
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., right, and Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer of N.Y., left, walk out of the West Wing to speak to members of the media outside of the White House, Dec. 11, 2018.
Andrew Harnik/AP
December 13, 2018 - 7:29 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional leaders were digging in Wednesday for a fight over government funding, a day after a combative White House meeting with President Donald Trump that seemed to raise the likelihood of a partial government shutdown. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said Trump was...
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Nancy Pelosi
Andrew Harnik/AP Photo
December 12, 2018 - 6:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — In public, Nancy Pelosi lectured Donald Trump on the Constitution and wagged a finger at him for characterizing her "strength." In private, she questioned his "manhood" — and her disdain for him became public, again, anyway. "It's like a manhood thing for him. As if manhood could...
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President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence meet with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, in Washington.
Evan Vucci/AP
December 11, 2018 - 1:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bickering in public with Democratic leaders, President Donald Trump threatened repeatedly on Tuesday to shut down the government if Congress doesn't provide the money he says is needed to build a wall at the Mexican border. Trump's comments came as he opened a contentious meeting...
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WJLA, KTVK, CNN
December 06, 2018 - 12:44 pm
By Clare Foran, CNN (CNN) -- The House of Representatives on Thursday approved a two-week extension for a government funding deadline in an effort to avert a partial government shutdown this week but setting the stage for a partial one on December 21. The stop-gap measure, which the Senate is also...
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House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., returns to Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, following a meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House.
AP Photo/Susan Walsh
November 28, 2018 - 12:05 pm
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — With a partial government shutdown possible on Dec. 7, President Donald Trump has met with Republican leaders to hash out a spending plan that includes money for Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico. Trump is seeking $5 billion for the wall,...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte at the White House, Monday, July 30, 2018, in Washington.
AP Photo/Evan Vucci
July 30, 2018 - 7:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Unnerving fellow Republicans, President Donald Trump declared Monday he would have "no problem" shutting down the federal government this fall if Congress won't come up with more money for border security. Trump's threat, his second in two days, put him further at odds with his...
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