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Court rejects Trump request to allow use of military funds for border wall

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday rejected the Trump administration’s request to temporarily halt a lower court order blocking the diversion of military funds for a border wall. ...

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Congress passes deal to avert shutdown as Trump plans emergency declaration to build wall

Congress passes deal to avert shutdown as Trump plans emergency declaration to build wall

Congress approved a border security compromise to avert a second painful government shutdown as president Donald Trump vowed to declare a national emergency to siphon billions from other federal coffers ...

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Trump: No shutdown deal without wall money

Trump: No shutdown deal without wall money

President Trump said Thursday he will not accept a deal to avert another government shutdown without money for his long-desired border wall, pushing back on Democrats who stressed their opposition ...

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The Trump Organization to expand checks on employees’ legal status

Trump’s company to expand checks on employees’ legal status

The Trump Organization intends to implement the use of the federal E-Verify program to check prospective hires’ employment eligibility following multiple reports that Trump golf clubs employed undocumented immigrants. Eric ...

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Shutdown may have permanently damaged future of public service

Shutdown may have permanently damaged future of public service

In a speech to the House of Commons in 1947, Winston Churchill said: “Many forms of government have been tried, and will be tried in this world of sin and ...

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Ann Coulter despair after Trump caves on shutdown

Ann Coulter despair after Trump caves on shutdown

President Trump’s top supporters among right-wing media despaired on Friday after he agreed to a three-week deal to end the government shutdown without securing his border-wall funding. Conservative columnist Ann Coulter—whose ...

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United Airlines donates $1 million to shutdown relief fund

United Airlines donates $1 million to shutdown relief fund

United Airlines announced Friday it is donating $1 million to Feeding America’s “Shutdown Response Fund” to help provide food for families of federal employees who missed paychecks during the partial ...

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Six GOP senators vote to end shutdown without wall funding

Six GOP senators vote to end shutdown without wall funding

Six Republican senators crossed the aisle on Thursday to vote with Democrats and advance a stopgap measure that would end the partial government shutdown without additional funding for President Trump’s ...

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The biggest lie ever told :Donald Trump cares about working people

Civil rights group marks MLK Day with call for ‘Trump card’ national ID

The biggest lie ever told in American politics is the claim that Donald Trump cares about working people. He never has. He never will. As a bankruptcy-prone business mogul, Trump ...

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Americans don’t like shutdown and they blame Trump

Americans don’t like shutdown and they blame Trump

As the partial government shutdown nears the one-month mark, there have been a number of public opinion polls examining how the public feels about the shutdown, which was sparked by a funding ...

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