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President Donald Trump’s pursuit of funding for his border wall will only lead to another government shutdown, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) warned on Sunday. What did they say? In a joint statement, the Democratic leaders said they hope Trump “learned his lesson” from the last partial government
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Trump supporters advocating for a border wall formed a human barrier Saturday near Sunland Park, New Mexico, and the Ciudad Juarez border in Chihuahua, Mexico. What happened? Dozens showed up for the event, carrying American flags, wearing red “Make America Great Again” hats, and chanting “build a wall,” and “USA,” according to published reports. Some
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) indicated that he was willing to go to extraordinary lengths to reach a deal with Democrats in order to prevent President Donald Trump from declaring a national emergency. McConnell told reporters that he was considering legislation that would prevent the government from going into a shutdown if lawmakers couldn’t
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and congressional Democrats are losing one big voice in their opposition to President Donald Trump’s push for a border wall: The Washington Post’s Editorial Board. WaPo noted in a Sunday editorial reasons why Pelosi should rebuke the president’s most recent offer to temporarily extend protections for the so-called Dreamers. But the
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President Donald Trump offered a serious compromise on immigration reform to Democrats during a live address from the White House Saturday. The proposal includes items that Democrats have been demanding for years, the border patrol has been begging to get and Republicans have asked for all in return for some funding for physical barriers
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President Donald Trump will use his address from the White House Diplomatic Reception Room on Saturday to propose an immigration compromise with Democrats, Axios reported. Trump’s announcement comes as the partial government shutdown enters its fifth week. The government shut down several days before Christmas over a stalemate between Trump and Democrats. The president says
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President Donald Trump rejected Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s request to travel on government transport for an upcoming 7-day junket. “Due to the Shutdown, I am sorry to inform you that your trip to Brussels, Egypt, and Afghanistan has been postponed,” Trump said in an official letter. “We will reschedule this seven-day excursion when the Shutdown
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Posted by: R. Mitchell in Opinion, Syndicated Posts, Trending Commentary January 17, 2019 Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul says that Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has to be willing to compromise on border wall funding. Watch: Watch the latest video at foxnews.com (Article Continues Below Advertisement) Content created by Conservative Daily News is available for
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Newly-elected Democrat members of the House of Representatives had a plan to confront Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in person to pressure him to end the government shutdown, according to The Hill. The problem was, they didn’t know where to find his office. Here’s how their journey went: They walked over to the Russell Senate
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President Donald Trump invited Democrats and Republicans to lunch Tuesday to negotiate a compromise that would secure the southern border and re-open the federal government, but, according to the White House, it was a one-sided affair. “As Senator Schumer and Speaker Pelosi refuse to negotiate, President Donald J. Trump and his team are working
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A passenger managed to smuggle a firearm aboard a plane leaving Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport on Jan. 3, the Transportation Security Administration announced over the weekend, leading many to wonder if the government shutdown is to blame for the security breech. TSA agents, who police security checkpoints at every passenger airport in the U.S., are
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Republicans are quietly orchestrating a large immigration bill that would fund the border wall, but entice Democrats with some concessions, according to a report from CNN’s Manu Raju. Raju reported that the deal would included $5.7 billion for the border wall that President Donald Trump has promised for more than two years, and it would
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