government funding

A TSA worker checks hands an identification card back to a traveler, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle.
Ted S. Warren/AP Photo
January 26, 2019 - 8:52 am
By Jill Colvin, Lisa Mascaro and Zeke Miller, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Submitting to mounting pressure, President Donald Trump has signed a bill to reopen the government for three weeks, backing down from his demand that Congress give him money for his border wall before federal agencies...
Read More
President Donald Trump
Jacquelyn Martin/AP
December 25, 2018 - 2:53 pm
By Darlene Superville and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says parts of the government will stay shut as long as Democrats refuse to build more barriers on the U.S.-Mexico border, seemingly dashing hope for a Christmas miracle that would soon allow several...
Read More
President Donald Trump
CNN
December 25, 2018 - 11:50 am
By Kevin Liptak, CNN (CNN) -- President Donald Trump said Tuesday the government won't reopen until funding is secured for his border barrier, and he plans to go to the border in January to visit a new stretch of wall. "I can't tell you when the government is going to be open. I can tell you it's...
Read More
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...
Read More
The U.S. Capitol Building Dome is seen through a beveled window at the Library of Congress in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018.
Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo
December 20, 2018 - 8:35 am
By Zeke Miller and Jill Colvin, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's loyal supporters cried "Build the wall!" throughout his 2016 presidential campaign. Come 2020, they may well still be chanting for Trump to make good on his signature campaign promise as prospects dim for him to...
Read More
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...
Read More
The Capitol is seen at twilight in Washington, Monday, Dec. 17, 2018.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
December 18, 2018 - 8:46 am
By Lisa Mascaro, Matthew Daly and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The fight over President Donald Trump's $5 billion wall funds has deepened, threatening a partial government shutdown in a standoff that has become increasingly common in Washington. It wasn't always like this,...
Read More
U.S. Capitol dome
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...
Read More