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  by Peter Hasson Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday rejected President Donald Trump’s call for unity after packages containing explosive devices were mailed to several high-profile Democrats. (Article Continues Below Advertisement) The packages, none of which exploded, were addressed to Democratic donor George Soros, former President
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Democrats on Friday pressured President Donald Trump to cancel his upcoming summit with Vladimir Puting due to the recent indictment of 12 Russian intelligence officers who allegedly hacked Democratic Party emails In 2016. Trump is scheduled to sit down with Putin on July 16. “There should be no one-on-one meeting between this president and Putin,” Sen. Mark
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The White House and House Republicans reportedly have discussed whether to use an arcane budget rule to cut spending passed through the omnibus spending bill. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) reportedly discussed with White House officials whether they should use an arcane provision in the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974, commonly known
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The 2018 omnibus budget provides funds to build just 33 miles of new border fence in Texas and denies any funds for President Donald Trump’s preferred border walls. Pro-immigration Democrats emphasized their funding and symbolic victory over Trump’s populist agenda by directing the business-first GOP leadership to also include a prohibition in the omnibus bill barring
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Drew Angerer/Getty Images by Sean Moran21 Mar 20180 21 Mar, 201821 Mar, 2018 Lawmakers released the $1.3 trillion, 2,232-page omnibus spending bill on Wednesday night, which Congress has to pass by midnight Friday to avert a government shutdown. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said on Wednesday night, “Every bill takes compromise, and there was plenty here, but
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President Donald Trump has threatened to veto the mega-omnibus spending bill barreling its way through Congress ahead of the March 23 government funding deadline if it contains a pork pet project for New York and New Jersey that Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, a Democrat, wants in the bill. Efforts to insert into the omnibus
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The Senate’s supposedly open and lengthy debate on immigration and amnesty will likely come to a quick end on Thursday, leaving both Democratic and GOP groups scrambling to find 60 votes before a Senate recess starts on Friday. The short period means the outcome will be deeply shaped by Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell’s power over the
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On the day of the latest government shutdown, Congress passed a two-year $300 billion, 652-page budget under 18 hours, much to the dismay of conservatives. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) struck a deal on Wednesday to fund the government for two years, featuring substantial increases in domestic
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WASHINGTON, DC – Chairman Chuck Grassley’s (R-IA) Senate Judiciary Committee (SJC) sent four more judicial nominees to the Senate floor and plans to pass another four at its next business meeting, advancing President Trump’s persistent march to keep his campaign promise of reshaping the federal judiciary. Senators on Thursday voted to send three federal trial
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