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House Republicans do not defy Trump on border wall

House Republicans do not defy Trump on border wall

Few House Republicans appear ready to defy President Trump by backing a resolution that would stop his emergency declaration to build a wall on the Mexican border. As Speaker Nancy ...

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Another GOP lawmaker calls on Steve King to resign over white supremacy comments

Another GOP lawmaker calls on Steve King to resign over white supremacy comments

Rep. Chris Stewart  on Monday called on fellow GOP Rep. Steve King to resign over recent comments he made about white supremacy and white nationalism. “I wish he’d resign, frankly,” Stewart ...

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Trump promises to pay federal workers after shutdown

Trump promises to pay federal workers after shutdown

President Trump has promised Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine (Va.) that he will sign a bill providing backpay to federal workers once the government shutdown, which has stretched 20 days, finally ...

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Trump wants to end federal relief money for Puerto Rico

Trump wants to end federal relief money for Puerto Rico

President Trump reportedly wants to end federal relief money for Puerto Rico to aid its recovery from Hurricane Maria, the worst natural disaster on record to affect the island. Axios reported on Sunday that ...

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Republicans aren’t waiting for Brett Kavanaugh’s main accuser to have her say

Republicans aren’t waiting for Brett Kavanaugh’s main accuser to have her say

With a generational conservative goal of a Supreme Court majority in sight, Senate GOP leaders are sketching a voting timetable that could see him confirmed within days even as they ...

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Republicans defend Corker over tax bill provision

Republicans defend Corker over tax bill provision

Republicans rallied to GOP Sen. Bob Corker’s defense Monday, rejecting a report that the Tennessee lawmaker stealthily tucked a provision into the massive tax package to benefit himself financially and ...

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Trump trashes Bob Corker in public falling out

Trump trashes Bob Corker in public falling out

President Donald Trump and outgoing Sen. Bob Corker launched into a Twitter spat Sunday morning in a major public falling out, making the Tennessean the latest senior Republican lawmaker to ...

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Trump willing to pursue ‘temporary deal’ on health care

Trump willing to pursue ‘temporary deal’ on health care

Looking to break the logjam in Washington on repealing and replacing ObamaCare, President Donald Trump said Saturday evening that he was willing to pursue “a temporary deal” to get a ...

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