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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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Feb 9

Congress Passes Delayed Budget Deal Ending Hours-Long Shutdown

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Congress passed a two-year budget agreement early Friday that will boost federal spending by almost $300 billion and suspend the debt ceiling for a year, ending a brief partial government shutdown that began at midnight when lawmakers…

Jan 31

Full Text: President Donald Trump’s 2018 State of the ...

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Here is the prepared version of President Donald Trump’s 2018 State of the Union address: Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, the First ...

Jan 19

Your Questions Answered on a Government Shutdown

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Will the U.S. government shut down for lack of money, and if so, what doors actually close? How did we get here, and which party might be blamed? With elected leaders in Washington running out of ideas for keeping the federal government…

Jan 17

The Latest on the Looming U.S. Government Shutdown

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Temporary government funding runs out Jan. 19 and the House and Senate are heading toward a temporary extension. Democrats are demanding that spending legislation include a provision permanently shielding about 690,000 undocumented…

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 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 ...

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

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 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…

Sep 9

These Countries Scored the Worst on Budget Transparency ...

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The rulers of Saudi Arabia and Qatar are the world’s worst in ensuring that public funds are used efficiently and effectively, according to a survey out Wednesday ...

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 ...