The agreement appeared likely to mark a retreat for White House officials who had demanded major spending cuts in exchange for a new budget deal. Negotiators are awaiting final approval from the president.
In Greenville, N.C., where Trump supporters chanted “Send her back!” in reference to Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), who is Muslim and a refugee, leaders of three congregations handled the moment differently in the pulpit.
Bill Wehrum, who resigned last month, is being examined for interactions with his former law firm and its clients, say individuals who spoke on the condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the matter.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), faced with questions of electability, is trying to show that her message appeals in places such as Iowa. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), meanwhile, is fishing for votes among older Iowans more likely to support former vice president Joe Biden.
Organizers expect more than 1 million people to join a national march today to show their anger with Gov. Ricardo Rosselló — who announced he will not seek reelection — and the territory’s entire political system.