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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., responds to reporters after officially postponing President Donald Trump's State of the Union address until the government is fully reopened, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019.
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
January 24, 2019 - 6:40 am
By Kevin Freking, Matthew Daly and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he is postponing his State of the Union address until the partial government shutdown ends, yielding after a weeklong showdown with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Following a high-stakes...
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Nancy Pelosi and Donald Trump
CNN
January 23, 2019 - 2:54 pm
UPDATED: 6 p.m. ___ By Kevin Liptak (CNN) — President Donald Trump declared his annual State of the Union address "canceled" on Wednesday after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi sent word she would bar him from delivering the speech in the House chamber while parts of the government remain shut down. The...
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President Donald Trump, center, Vice President Mike Pence, left, escorted by Acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt, right, visit the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, in Washington.
Evan Vucci/AP Photo
January 23, 2019 - 1:06 pm
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is moving forward with plans for President Donald Trump to deliver his State of the Union speech next week in front of a joint session of Congress — despite a letter from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi requesting he delay it. The White...
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President Donald Trump, center, Vice President Mike Pence, left, escorted by Acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt, right, visit the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, in Washington.
Evan Vucci/AP Photo
January 22, 2019 - 1:40 pm
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is moving forward with plans for President Donald Trump to deliver his State of the Union speech next week in front of a joint session of Congress — despite a letter from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi requesting he delay it. The White...
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President Donald Trump leaves the podium after speaking about the partial government shutdown, immigration and border security in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, in Washington, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019.
AP Photo/Alex Brandon
January 22, 2019 - 6:59 am
UPDATED: 10:04 a.m. By Jill Colvin and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's proposal to reopen the government, sweetened with immigration provisions that are aimed at mollifying Democrats but that have alienated some conservatives, is headed for Senate action,...
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President Donald Trump departs after speaking about the partial government shutdown, immigration and border security in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, in Washington, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019.
AP Photo/Alex Brandon
January 21, 2019 - 7:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's proposal to break through the budget deadlock appeared to be gaining little traction Monday, as another missed paycheck loomed for hundreds of thousands of workers and the partial federal shutdown stretched into its fifth week. Despite the fanfare of the...
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FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2018 file photo, Michael Cohen, former lawyer to President Donald Trump, leaves his apartment building in New York.
AP Photo/Richard Drew, File
January 20, 2019 - 1:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani left open Sunday the possibility that Trump and former personal attorney Michael Cohen might have discussed Cohen's congressional testimony. But, he added, "so what" if he did? Giuliani appeared Sunday on CNN, where he said he did not...
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January 18, 2019 - 8:07 pm
By Katelyn Polantz and Caroline Kelly, CNN (CNN) -- Special counsel Robert Mueller's office disputed an explosive story from BuzzFeed News as "not accurate" Friday night, after the news outlet reported the President had directed his personal attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress, for which...
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President Donald Trump personally directed his longtime attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about the Moscow Trump Tower project, according to a Buzzfeed report.
CNN
January 18, 2019 - 7:44 am
By Kate Sullivan, CNN (CNN) -- President Donald Trump personally directed his longtime former attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about the Moscow Trump Tower project, two federal law enforcement officials involved in an investigation of the matter told BuzzFeed . The law enforcement...
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Rep. Steve King
Charlie Neibergall/AP, file
January 15, 2019 - 12:22 pm
UPDATED: 3:15 p.m. ___ WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are dialing up the pressure on Rep. Steve King, with one GOP leader suggesting Tuesday that the nine-term Iowan leave Congress after the latest in a string of what she called his "racist" comments. "I'd like to see him find another line of work...
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