WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said in a late night Tweet on Wednesday that he would delay a State of the Union address until the government shutdown was over, responding to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's move to obstruct his plans for the speech. | Video
WASHINGTON The Republican-led U.S. Senate planned votes for Thursday on competing proposals, one broadly backed by Democrats and the other by Republicans, to end the partial government shutdown, both of which seemed unlikely to resolve the month-long impasse.
WASHINGTON, Jan 24 The Republican-led U.S.
Senate planned votes for Thursday on competing proposals, one
broadly backed by Democrats and the other by Republicans, to end
the partial government shutdown, both of which seemed unlikely
to resolve the month-long impasse.
WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate shifted slightly closer on Tuesday to resolving a month-long partial government shutdown, but there was no sign of relief anytime soon for 800,000 federal workers who are furloughed or working without pay. | Video
WASHINGTON, Jan 22 President Donald Trump's bid
to build a U.S.-Mexico border wall and end a monthlong partial
government shutdown suffered a blow on Tuesday when the U.S.
Supreme Court left in place for now a program protecting young
illegal immigrants from deportation.
WASHINGTON U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday accused President Donald Trump of putting American troops and civilians working in Afghanistan in danger by publicizing a planned congressional trip to the war-torn country, as tensions between the leaders spiked on the 28th day of a partial government shutdown. | Video
MCALLEN, Texas/WASHINGTON Flanked by border agents who are going without paychecks during a government shutdown, U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Thursday to use emergency powers to bypass Congress to pay for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. | Video
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Friday he would not declare a national emergency "right now" to end a standoff over border security that has idled large swaths of the U.S. government, all but guaranteeing that he will preside over the longest shutdown in U.S. history. | Video
WASHINGTON The Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives voted on Friday to restore funding for some federal agencies that have been shut down by a fight with President Donald Trump over border wall funding, as an estimated 800,000 government workers, from tax collectors to FBI agents, missed their first paycheck.
WASHINGTON, Jan 11 President Donald Trump,
facing the prospect within days of the longest U.S. government
shutdown in history, was considering declaring a national
emergency that would likely escalate a policy dispute with
Democrats over his proposed U.S.-Mexico border wall into a court
test of presidential power.