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House passes legislation to fund Interior Department, EPA, provide back pay for federal workers

The House on Friday passed another spending bill that would reopen parts of the federal government, including the Interior Department, Environmental Protection Agency and national parks. The House also approved legislation the Senate passed [...]

Jerry Nadler pushes back on calls for Trump impeachment: ‘It’s too early’

House Judiciary Chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler on Friday challenged newly minted Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s call for impeaching President Trump. “It’s too early to talk about that intelligently,” he told CNN. Ms. Tlaib, who was sworn in as [...]

POLITICO Playbook: Welcome back … Shutdown, Day 12

Presented by */ ]]> The calculus by the president and many of his allies is that House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi is in a jam, and cannot sustain a no-money-for-a-border-wall position. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images DRIVING [...]

News Analysis: Kim and Trump Back at Square 1: If U.S. Keeps Sanctions, North Will Keep Nuclear Program

Nearly two years into his presidency and more than six months after his historic summit meeting with Kim Jong-un of North Korea, President Trump finds himself essentially back where he was at the beginning in achieving the ambitious [...]

Trump hits back at Kelly over border wall: It was ‘never abandoned’

President Donald Trump’s long-promised border wall has taken center stage over the holiday season. | Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> President Donald Trump insisted Monday that his administration [...]

Trump returns to border wall fight: ‘Democrats, come back from vacation now’

The border wall, one of President Donald Trump’s signature and most tangible pledges, is at the center of the ongoing partial government shutdown. | Zach Gibson-Pool/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> President [...]

POLITICO Playbook: Trump back in the U.S. after whirlwind trip abroad

Presented by */ ]]> President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump meet with troops at Al-Asad Airbase in Iraq on Wednesday. | Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images DRIVING THE DAY PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP has landed back in the United [...]

Senators trudge back to Washington with no shutdown solution in sight

Senate Majority Leader McConnell moved to fund the government without the border wall on Wednesday. Senators passed the bill and flew back to their homes, confident their work was done and thinking they averted disaster. They were likely [...]

U.S. Will Send Migrants Back to Mexico as They Wait on Asylum Claims

CANCÚN, Mexico — The Trump administration announced a new migration policy Thursday that will require asylum seekers who cross the Mexican border illegally to return to Mexico while their cases are decided. The United States has [...]

White House signals it may back down in shutdown fight

“We have other ways that we can get to that $ 5 billion,” White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Tuesday. | Mark Wilson/Getty Images White House Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Trump is willing to find other [...]