President Trump signs 1.4 trillion bill, averts government shutdown till next fall
The United States will avert another government shutdown until at least next fall after President Donald Trump signed a behemoth spending bill on Friday night, Dec. 20, just before the existing stopgap funding law expired at midnight. President Trump signed the bipartisan legislation into law aboard Air Force One as he ...
President Trump signs spending bill, government shutdown avoided
President Donald Trump on Friday, Sept. 27, signed a stopgap spending bill to keep the government funded through Nov. 21, averting the risk of a shutdown at the end of September. The bill passed the Senate by an 82-15 vote on Thursday and the House by a 301-123 vote last week. The ...
Senate expected to pass spending bill to avert government shutdown in September
The Senate is expected to vote for a temporary spending bill next week, which has passed the House of Representatives, helping avoid a possible government shutdown at the end of this month. In a vote on Thursday, Sept. 21, the House passed the short-term bill by a wide bipartisan margin, 301 ...
Will the border deal include more funding for wall construction than previous years?
The border security compromise will not include as much money for wall construction as President Donald Trump had originally demanded, but the deal will score much more funding for wall expansion than previous years. A select bipartisan committee has reached a compromise on border security spending. Members of the special committee, ...
1,159-page details of border ‘compromise’ to avoid shutdown
The details of a bipartisan border deal package includes about $1.3 billion for 55 miles of construction at the US -Mexico border and $415 million in “humanitarian relief” for border crossers. The bipartisan offer is much less than the $5.7 billion that President Trump requested in border wall funding. Meanwhile, about $100 ...
US congress expected to vote on border security bill
President Trump says he’ll be 'looking for land mines' in the legislation, which provides limited funds for wall, but he says he does not want another government shutdown
Unhappy with deal, Trump still doesn’t expect a new shutdown
Under mounting pressure from his own party, President Donald Trump appeared to be grudgingly leaning toward accepting an agreement that would head off a threatened second government shutdown but provide just a fraction of the money he's been demanding for his Mexican border wall. Trump said Tuesday he would need more ...
Trump not ‘thrilled’ with border deal, not saying he’ll sign
President Donald Trump said Tuesday he's "unhappy" with a hard-won agreement to prevent a new government shutdown and finance construction of more barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border, but he didn't say whether or not he would sign the measure. GOP congressional leaders swung behind the proposed deal, selling it as ...
Tentative deal reached to avoid another US government shutdown
Details unknown, including whether Trump gets border wall money
US struggling to avert new government shutdown
Lawmakers say they hope to reach agreement with Trump over border-wall funding, but a deal remains elusive
Trump tries to turn border debate his way with El Paso rally
President Donald Trump is trying to turn the debate over a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border back to his political advantage. Trump will hold his first campaign rally since November's midterm elections in El Paso, Texas, on Monday night. It begins a defining weak for his push to build a border ...
Second shutdown deadline looms as border wall talks break down
As negotiations over a border security hit a snag, the White House on Sunday would not rule out another federal government shutdown even as it signaled a willingness to obtain funding for President Donald Trump’s proposed wall by other means. Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney, in appearances on ...
US facing Friday deadline to avert new government shutdown
Lawmakers say they hope to reach agreement with Trump over border-wall funding
Trump won’t rule out another shutdown in border wall dispute
US leader signals he plans to declare national emergency to build barrier on southern border with Mexico
Seals invade Calif. beach during federal shutdown
A colony of elephant seals and their pups have taken over a California beach during the government shutdown. About 60 adult seals and dozens of pups are on the beach of the Point Reyes National Seashore north of San Francisco.
National parks rush to repair damage after shutdown
National parks across the U.S. are scrambling to clean up and repair damage that visitors and storms caused during the recent government shutdown. A full accounting of damage across more than 400 National Park Service locations isn't known. The agency says damage is isolated and most visitors took good care of ...
Trump calls border wall negotiations ‘a waste of time’
Trump tells New York Times he will 'get the wall finished,' hinting at a possible national emergency declaration
Shutdown continues to cast shadow over US politics
American public blamed Trump and Republicans, but without compromise another shutdown looms
Shutdown Q&A: When will federal government workers get paid?
Hundreds of thousands of federal employees are back to work after the longest government shutdown in the nation's history finally came to an end last week. But as the gears of government again begin to turn, some workers across agencies are wondering when they'll see the money they're owed for ...
Asian markets gain after US suspends government shutdown
Shares rose in Asia on Monday after President Donald Trump temporarily re-opened the U.S. government. Japan was the main regional outlier, as the Nikkei 225 index lost 0.5 percent to 20,759.48 with uncertainty over China-U.S. trade talks bringing a lull in buying sentiment. KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong's Hang Seng index gained ...
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