House GOP leaders scrambled to round up the votes for a short-term spending bill, faced with opposition from defense hawks clamoring for billions more for the Pentagon. In the Senate, immigration activists pressured Democrats to oppose the bill.
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It'll probably pass another stopgap spending measure, and we'll do this again next month.
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Trump has insisted for years that immigrants raise crime rates, but new studies show he's still wrong.
Championed by White House budget director Mick Mulvaney, the plan is aimed at blunting public anger.
The president tweeted a broken link to his list of “losers,” a fitting end to an idea that was poorly executed from the get-go.
McConnell says Trump hasn't told Congress what he'll sign. What he really means is that Trump has been incoherent.
They defended the value of a free press, but neither said the U.S. media is doing a good job of covering President Trump.
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The president has made this claim for over two years — but there is still no evidence.
The comments were out of sync with remarks by Trump, who in recent day has reiterated his desire to build a border wall.
Experts warned that undocumented immigrants who lose work protections if Congress fails to strike a deal on DACA program are likely to be caught up in president’s pledge to target hardened criminals for removal.
Short-term spending extension becomes dicey over immigration and defense budget concerns
Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.) on Jan. 17 urged lawmakers to reach a compromise to shield young undocumented immigrants known as “dreamers” from deportation.
Republican and Democratic lawmakers criticized President Trump’s potential use of executive privelege, saying it threatens their ability to conduct independent investigations.
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We think we may know why.
The United States will never build a physical wall along the entire stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border, the White House chief of staff said.
President Trump and congressional leaders paid tribute to Robert J. Dole, who often talked of “adult leadership” in negotiating.
Lawmakers from both parties honored former Senate majority leader Robert J. Dole on Jan. 17 as he received the Congressional Gold Medal.
The justices seemed wary of writing a broad opinion.
On Thursday, the president will head to the 18th Congressional District, where a Democrat is making strides despite Trump’s 19-point victory there in 2016.
It seems that Trump is.
President Trump on Jan. 17 praised former Senate majority leader Robert J. Dole who received the Congressional Gold Medal. Trump said Dole’s legacy belongs “in the pages of American history.”