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President Donald Trump

In a matter of hours, Trump reverses position on whether he’ll consider a government shutdown to fund a border wall

On Tuesday, President Donald trump told the Daily Caller that he won't shut down the federal government at the end of the month in order to get funding for the border wall because he doesn't "like the idea of shutdowns." On Wednesday, Trump
Stephen Miller.

Meet Stephen Miller, the 32-year-old White House adviser who convinced Trump to start separating migrant children from their parents at the border

Stephen Miller has a long history of controversy, and he has become a key policy driver in the Trump White House, playing a major role in government shutdown negotiations and enacting the controversial "zero tolerance" policy of separating migrant parents from their children.

WE’VE GOT A DEAL: Congress just released a massive $1.3 trillion plan to avoid a government shutdown

The $1.3 trillion omnibus bill will include funding to combat the opioid crisis, increase border security, protect voting systems, and build new infrastructure.

A last-ditch effort in Congress to try to stabilize Obamacare is falling apart

A new plan to try and shore up Obamacare has hit some roadblocks as lawmakers from both parties took issues with different parts of the bill.
House Speaker Paul Ryan

HERE WE GO AGAIN: Congress is scrambling to get their act together, and another government shutdown is just days away

Congress is rushing to put the finishing touches on a $1.3 trillion spending bill before the government shutdown deadline at the end of the day Friday.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell

The government is facing another government shutdown in 5 days — and the massive budget deal to avoid it may hit some snags

The government will shit down on Friday unless Congress can come together on a massive spending bill.

The massive $500 billion budget deal could be coming at exactly the wrong time for the economy

The massive fiscal stimulus could be a terrible idea for the current economic situation, or it could be just what the doctor ordered depending on how you ask.
Sen. Rand Paul

‘It doesn’t make any damn sense’: The latest, short-lived shutdown was a bizarre, avoidable fight

The short-lived government shutdown was the result of completely avoidable missteps.
Paul Ryan.

The shutdown was stupid, but Congress is now more functional than it has been in years

A budget deal paves the way for 18 months of relative normalcy in federal government operations.

‘A colossal waste of time’: Senators blast Rand Paul for pushing government into brief shutdown

Senators from both parties attacked Rand Paul for his protest that forced the government into a shutdown.