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Senate GOP warns Trump against using national emergency for border wall

Senate GOP warns Trump against using national emergency for border wall

Senate Republicans are warning President Trump ahead of his State of the Union speech against using a national emergency declaration to build the U.S.-Mexico border wall. GOP lawmakers warned that ...

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Mitch McConnell has deep ties to Russian oil money

Mitch McConnell has deep ties to Russian oil money

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell voted to drop sanctions from a company connected to one of Putin’s closest allies, and a new report claims that the actions may directly benefit ...

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Senate Rebukes Trump Over Troop Withdrawals From Syria and Afghanistan

Senate Rebukes Trump Over Troop Withdrawals From Syria and Afghanistan

Senate Rebukes Trump Over Troop Withdrawals From Syria and Afghanistan The Senate, in a bipartisan rebuke to President Trump’s foreign policy, voted overwhelmingly to advance legislation drafted by the majority ...

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Post-shutdown negotiations look brutal for Trump

Post-shutdown negotiations look brutal for Trump

Lawmakers in both parties are skeptical about President Trump’s chances of securing funding for his wall on the Mexican border after a 35-day partial government shutdown that bruised the White ...

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Pelosi rejects Trump’s wall ‘down payment’ proposal

Pelosi rejects Trump’s wall ‘down payment’ proposal

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) wasted no time Thursday rejecting President Trump’s proposal for a “down payment” on a border wall as a condition to reopen the government. Walking off the ...

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GOP seeks to change narrative in shutdown fight

GOP seeks to change narrative in shutdown fight

President Trump and congressional Republicans are trying to change the narrative on Democrats as the partial shutdown drags into its fifth week. Republicans, who have seen poll after poll showing ...

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Trump defends immigration proposal against ‘amnesty’ criticism from conservatives

Trump defends immigration proposal against 'amnesty' criticism from conservatives

President Trump early Sunday sought to sell his new immigration proposal, which includes funding for a wall along the southern border and extended protection for certain immigrant groups, amid pushback ...

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House passes bills to fund Transportation Dept., HUD, Agriculture

House passes bills to fund Transportation Dept., HUD, Agriculture

The Democratic-led House passed a standalone spending measure Thursday to provide funding for the Departments of Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and other agencies. The House voted 244-180 to approve ...

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Trump to address nation on wall

Trump to address nation on wall

President Trump will give a prime-time address Tuesday from the Oval Office to make his case for closing parts of the government over his demand for $5.7 billion in funding ...

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Trump: ‘I don’t care’ that most federal employees working without pay ‘are Democrats’

Trump: ‘I don’t care’ that most federal employees working without pay ‘are Democrats’

President Trump said Saturday that he wants to end the partial government shutdown that is stretching into its third week while reiterating his claim that most of the federal workers ...

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