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Trump on shutting down the government: ‘Rush Limbaugh says it’s the greatest thing you can do’

"There are a lot of politicians that I like and respect and are with me all the way that would rather not do it because they have races, they’re doing well, they’re up," he said. "The way they look at it, might be good, might be bad."
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
Republican Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin appeared on CBS's "Face the Nation" on Sunday.

GOP senator rebukes Trump’s call for a government shutdown: ‘I don’t think it would be helpful’

GOP Senator Ron Johnson said Sunday he doesn't agree with President Donald Trump's willingness to shut the government down over a border wall, in addition to other wishes for immigration policy changes.
Commentator Ann Coulter gestures as she addresses the Conservative Political Action conference (CPAC) in Washington, February 12, 2011.

Trump’s base is furious with his veto bluff on the massive spending bill

President Donald Trump's decision to sign a massive $1.3 trillion spending bill angered some conservatives on Friday.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat from California, from left, speaks as U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan, a Republican from Wisconsin, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, U.S. President Donald Trump, and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, a Democrat from New York, listen during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017.

How Trump and the Democrats tanked what was likely their last chance to make a deal on the ‘Dreamers’ this year

Congress and President Donald Trump have failed once again to cut an immigration deal on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) speaks with Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC), prior to a hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee about election security on Capitol Hill in Washington, on March 21, 2018.

A rare bipartisan effort in Congress would help states fight hackers ahead of the 2018 midterms

Lawmakers included $380 million in funding for states to boost their election infrastructures and another $300 million to combat Russian cyberattacks.
House Speaker Paul Ryan

House passes massive $1.3 trillion spending bill

The House passed a massive, $1.3 trillion spending package on Thursday.

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.

Conservatives are once again feeling left out and angry as a government shutdown draws near

Conservative members of Congress are livid with the process, again, as the Friday government-funding deadline looms.

Conservative megadonors are pushing lawmakers to support DACA recipients and the border wall as part of the $1.3 trillion spending bill

Three groups backed by the Koch brothers pushed for funding for border security and protections for DACA recipients in the omnibus spending package.