Trump will secure border ‘with or without Congress,’ Mulvaney says

President Trump on Dec. 14 tweeted that White House budget director Mick Mulvaney would become acting chief of staff. Photo by Monica Akhtar — The Washington Post WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump is again considering invoking emergency powers to build … Read More

Congress, Trump reach temporary deal to end government shutdown

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WASHINGTON (AP) – Yielding to mounting pressure and growing disruption, President Donald Trump and congressional leaders on Friday reached a short-term deal to reopen the government for three weeks while negotiations continue over the president’s demands for money to build his long-promised wall … Read More

Trump says he will give State of the Union after shutdown is over

President Trump announced on Twitter late Wednesday that he will deliver a “great” State of the Union address after the partial government shutdown is over, ending a tense day in Washington where Republicans criticized House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for blocking the president from giving the … Read More

Rep. Andy Biggs: Pelosi throws political temper tantrum on Trump’s State of the Union speech

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is throwing a political temper tantrum by urging President Trump not to deliver the State of the Union address in the House chamber as scheduled Tuesday. President Trump was right to send a letter to Pelosi on Wednesday … Read More

Trump says he’ll make ‘major announcement’ Saturday about partial shutdown, border ‘crisis’

President Trump on Friday tweeted that he’ll make “a major announcement” Saturday afternoon concerning the ongoing partial government shutdown and the “humanitarian crisis” on the southern border. The announcement will occur at 3 p.m. at the White House, the president said. Donald J. … Read More

Democrats Crumbling Under Trump Assault. Pelosi, Schumer Allies Begin To Defect

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President Donald Trump arrives at McAllen International Airport in Texas on Thursday. (Jim Watson / AFP / Getty Images) If the Democrats thought blocking border wall funding with a partial government shutdown was the right hill to die on, they were sadly … Read More

Yes, Trump can declare an emergency

On the roster: Yes, Trump can declare an emergency – New border wall fight is Trump vs. Texas landowners – Harris eyes MLK day for kickoff – Steve King draws primary challenger amid uproar – Clean up in the produce … Read More

Trump Is Debating the Shutdown on Democrats’ ‘Manufactured’ Terms

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The president’s border visit showed the success of Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer’s messaging. LEAH MILLIS / REUTERS When Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer finished their rebuttal to President Donald Trump’s Oval Office address on Tuesday, it was not entirely clear what … Read More

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