A day after the president declared he would be proud to let funding lapse for dozens of government agencies if he does not get the money he wants for the wall, congressional Republicans signaled little appetite to join his cause.
An agreement between prosecutors and American Media Inc. made clear that the tabloid, which trumpeted his candidacy and is controlled by President Trump’s longtime friend David Pecker, had flipped on the president.
The federal agency that oversees Radio and Television Martí also is examining how the news network came to publish a story that included anti-Semitic language about Soros, a U.S. citizen and Democratic megadonor, as well as an anti-Muslim piece.
Both men were detained Monday as a Canadian court held a bail hearing for a top Chinese business executive. The arrests have raised fears that the two Canadians are becoming pawns in a diplomatic standoff.