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Trump Rejection of Immigration Deal Increases Shutdown Risk

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President Donald Trump blew up negotiations on a potential immigration deal, pushing both sides to harden their positions and raising the risks that the standoff will sink talks aimed at averting a government shutdown at the end of next…

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Jan 12

Trump Rejection of Immigration Deal Increases Shutdown Risk

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President Donald Trump blew up negotiations on a potential immigration deal, pushing both sides to harden their positions and raising the risks that the standoff will sink talks aimed at averting a government shutdown at the end of next…

Dec 29

Trump Insists Border Wall Funding Must Be Part of Any DACA Deal

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President Donald Trump said he would insist legislation extending deportation protection to those brought to the U.S. illegally as children include funding for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. Trump also said he would demand an end to a…

Dec 17

Mnuchin Doubts Government Shutdown, Coy on Trump's China ...

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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he doubts there’ll be a government shutdown before Christmas, and he played coy about the U.S. approach to China ...

Dec 5

What Shuts Down During a U.S. Government Shutdown

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Talk of a U.S. government shutdown is again in the air. Funding for the vast menu of federal activities, foreign and domestic, is due to run out after Dec ...

Nov 3

President Donald Trump's Twitter Account Briefly ...

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U.S. President Donald Trump’s personal Twitter account wasn’t available for a short while on Thursday evening. The social-media company cited human ...

Oct 17

Senate GOP to Back Trump on Border Wall, Risking Shutdown ...

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Senate Republicans have drafted a Homeland Security spending bill that includes the full $1.6 billion President Donald Trump wants for a wall at the ...

Aug 23

Trump Threatens Government Shutdown Over Border Wall ...

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Follow @bpolitics for all the latest news, and sign up for our daily Balance of Power newsletter. President Donald Trump threatened Tuesday to bring the U ...

May 2

Trump Threatens Government Shutdown After Democrats Win Deal

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President Donald Trump threatened Tuesday to force a government shutdown later this year after congressional Democrats and Republicans struck a budget deal that largely neglected his priorities. “The reason for the plan negotiated between…

Apr 27

Talks to Avoid Government Shutdown Are Faltering Over ...

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U.S. lawmakers are putting the final touches on a $1.1 trillion spending bill needed to avert a government shutdown, after the White House appeared to ...

Apr 25

Your Tax Refund Could Be Hostage to a Government Shutdown

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For many U.S. taxpayers, a two-week delay in receiving their refund would be an annoyance. For others, living from paycheck to paycheck, a lag of just a ...

Apr 25

Trump Signals Shift on Wall Funding to Avert Government Shutdown

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President Donald Trump may be willing to wait until September or possibly next year to secure federal funding for his controversial border wall, a shift that could make it possible for Congress to finish work on spending legislation in…

Mar 13

Schumer Warns of Government Shutdown Over Trump's Border Wall

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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer talks with aide Matt House in the Capitol on Jan. 24, 2017. Photographer: Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call,Inc. Senate Democrats warned Republicans Monday that attempts to take funding away from Planned…

Mar 1

Is Donald Trump Finally Dressing Like a President? - Bloomberg

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They say the suit makes the man. In President Donald Trump’s case, it may be the suit that makes the president. A big takeaway from his first address to ...

Jan 30

Goldman Sachs Breaks With Government Sachs on Immigrant Ban

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In a sharply worded message to staff, Lloyd Blankfein, the bank's long-time head, broke with the Trump administration over its controversial attempt to crack down on immigration. The voicemail, sent Sunday to the firm's 34,400 employees,…

Jan 25

Under Trump, It's Make a Deal With the President -- or Else

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In the opening days of his presidency, Donald Trump has leaned heavily on what he believes is his strongest skill, and the secret to his success in both business and politics: negotiation. People come in, he offers them a deal -- and an …

Oct 3

Donald Trump Is Handing a Windfall to Mexican Immigrant ...

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Mention the name Donald Trump to Gerardo Lozano, and it doesn’t take long for him to explode. “I can only imagine,” he says, the anger building in ...

Sep 25

Boehner Said to Propose Government Shutdown-Avoiding Plan

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U.S. House Speaker John Boehner, a Republican from Ohio, listens during a news conference after a House Republican Conference meeting at the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014. Photographer: Andrew…

Sep 16

Joe Biden Decries Donald Trump's 'Sick Message' on Hispanic Immigrants

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Vice President Joe Biden took aim at Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump on Tuesday, blasting the real estate mogul for “absolutely denigrating an entire group of people.” Biden told approximately 75 guests at a Hispanic…

Aug 13

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto's administration says there is no truth to Donald Trump's assertion that Mexico would pay for a border wall - @bpolitics

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Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto's administration says there is no truth to Donald Trump's assertion that Mexico would pay for a border wall - @bpolitics

Jul 23

Greece Extends Market Shutdown as Government Begins ...

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The nation is seeking a return to normality as the government begins new bailout talks. The first representatives of Greece’s official creditors are due to arrive ...