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Congress passes $333 billion spending bill to avert government shutdown

Many lawmakers weren’t sure what was in the massive spending agreement, but fear of another government shutdown greased the skids as Republicans and Democrats linked arms and voted to approve a bill to fund the government for the rest of [...]

Congress rushes to finish spending deal with hope Trump will sign it

“Based on the conversations that we had today, the overwhelming majority of the House Democratic caucus will support this legislation that will be presented on the House floor tomorrow,” said Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries [...]

Koch-funded group sending ‘DREAMers’ to lobby Congress

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – A Koch brothers-funded group is sending young immigrants to lobby Congress to push for immigration reform and money for border security initiatives. The LIBRE Initiative announced last well it is sending immigrants [...]

Matthew Whitaker to Congress: I haven’t meddled with Mueller’s Russia investigation ‘in any way’

Acting Attorney General Matthew G. Whitaker shot down a number of the more wild speculations that have plagued him since his tenure at the Justice Department began more than three months ago. Accused of being a plant by President Trump to squelch [...]

Donald Trump, Congress set for Saudi Arabia showdown over Jamal Khashoggi murder

Congress was heading for a showdown with President Trump on Sunday over sanctions against Saudi Arabia for the murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, amid growing bipartisan criticism of the president’s reluctance to pin blame on [...]

Congress nears border security deal, but Trump’s support unclear

Whether President Donald Trump, pictured here with Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard Shelby, would sign a border security agreement is unclear. | Al Drago-Pool/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> Congressional [...]

White House preps emergency wall plan while Congress negotiates

President Donald Trump met with his budget chief, acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney and other top officials including White House lawyers on Tuesday to walk through the logistics of declaring a national emergency. | Evan Vucci/AP Photo White [...]

Mick Mulvaney says Donald Trump will secure border ‘with or without Congress’

Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney on Sunday said President Trump will ultimately secure the border and work to defend the nation with or without cooperation from Congress. “At the end of the day, the president is going to secure [...]

Trump’s liaison to Congress eyeing exit

In recent weeks, White House Legislative Affairs Director Shahira Knight has taken a back seat to the stepped-up efforts of Vice President Mike Pence and senior adviser Jared Kushner. | Andrew Harnik/AP Photo white house White House [...]

MLK Day to the Super Bowl: Five events that could pressure Congress, Trump over shutdown

There has been no progress in negotiations between Democrats and Republicans over funding government agencies and ending the partial shutdown despite heightened tensions. | M. Scott Mahaskey/Politico Government Shutdown Despite heightened [...]