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border wall

Trump, Democrats Still at Impasse Over Border Wall

Trump, Democrats Still at Impasse Over Border Wall -By Jim Owen President Trump and congressional Democrats continue to debate whether to include border wall funding in legislation to keep the government operating. The two sides agreed last month to a temporary solution, without any money for the wall, that reopened a number of federal departments following a record-setting 35-day shutdown. However, […]

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Government Shutdown

President pushes for resolution, Pelosi opts for evasion, blames Him for Shutdown

President pushes for resolution, Pelosi opts for evasion, blames Him for Shutdown 2019 started with a seesaw game between the US President and the Democrat party. On one end, the President continued to come up with new deals to end the shutdown, on the other end Nancy Pelosi kept giving excuses to avoid him altogether. […]

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Government Shutdown

A Tale of Two Bills – Or How Trump Ended the Shutdown (For Now)

A Tale of Two Bills – Or How Trump Ended the Shutdown (For Now) The longest partial government shutdown in US history is finally over. President Donald Trump ended it on Friday, January 25th by inking his signature on H.J. Res.28, a stop-gap spending bill passed by both the Senate and the House. This was a very […]

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Capitol hill

Trump, Republicans Disagree With Democrats and Shut Down the Government

Trump, Republicans Disagree With Democrats and Shut Down the Government About a third of all federal employees got a longer holiday break than they expected because of a political dispute that closed much of the U.S. government. One person on the federal payroll who did report to work was President Trump, who remained in the […]

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border wall

Trump, Democrats Spar Over Border Wall,H​ealth Care

Trump, Democrats Spar Over Border Wall, Health Care  – By Jim Owen With the prospect of a partial government shutdown looming, President Trump was demanding to fund for a border wall while Democrats avocated health care reform. The administration sought $5 billion for the wall along the U.S.-Mexico boundary, which Democratic leaders on Capitol Hill staunchly opposed. Presidential adviser Stephen Miller stressed the urgency […]

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