WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic Senate leader Chuck Schumer met with President Donald Trump at the White House on Friday to search for ways to avert a U.S. government shutdown, but Schumer said afterward that disagreements remained as the clock ticked toward a midnight deadline to pass a funding bill.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday set up a major showdown over presidential powers, agreeing to decide the legality of President Donald Trump’s latest travel ban targeting people from six Muslim-majority countries.
Thursday's headline in celebrity gossip magazine In Touch Weekly — “My Affair With Donald” — is neither surprising nor groundbreaking.
The Wisconsin Republican's haul is a record amount for a House speaker in a non-election year, aides say.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Congressional Republicans plowed ahead on Thursday with efforts to reach agreement on a temporary extension of government funding to avert a politically embarrassing shutdown despite mixed signals from President Donald Trump on elements of the stopgap plan.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Members of the U.S. House of Representatives could no longer use public funds for awards or settlements in sexual harassment cases under bipartisan legislation unveiled on Thursday that updates a 20-year law governing the rights of congressional employees.
House Republican leaders are moving toward a vote Thursday to avoid a shutdown, but as a new day dawns in Washington, it’s still unclear if GOP leaders have enough support to keep the government open.
President Donald Trump contradicted his own administration on Thursday when he tweeted that funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program should not be included in a short-term plan to fund the government.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House threw its support on Wednesday behind a Republican proposal to pass a stopgap bill that would fund the U.S. government through Feb. 16 and avert a shutdown, dealing a blow to Democrats who want such a measure to include immigration protections.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday aligned himself solidly with conservative Republicans on immigration, criticizing a proposed bipartisan deal as “horrible” on border security and “very, very weak” on reforms for the legal immigration system.