The meeting between Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) and President Trump comes as Congress faces a midnight deadline to pass a spending bill. Senate Democrats have rallied against a measure that would keep the government open through Feb. 16 but does not address the fate of young undocumented immigrants or other party priorities.
Everyone who's prepared to vote no has different reasons (and political motivations). Here are the four key factions in the Senate that could determine whether the government shuts down for the first time since 2013.
In what will be a major examination of presidential powers, the justices will consider the third iteration of the ban issued last fall, which bars various travelers from eight countries, six of them with Muslim majorities.
Every administration sees the end of the workweek as “trash day,” the best time to get bad stories out of the way with as little public notice as possible. And Fridays have been especially chaotic for the past year.
President Trump — speaking from the Rose Garden — said he was “really proud to be the first president to stand with you here at the White House.” Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush addressed the march by telephone when they were in office.
His disdain for the creatures has been noted on Twitter — and it resurfaced because of a 2011 interview that just came to light. But his response to terrorism incidents is generally as sweeping as his aversion to “Shark Week.”