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Dems spurn Trump on shutdown talks

House Democrats’ refusal to meet with President Donald Trump was the latest setback for a president who is running out of options to reopen the government and realize his long-standing pledge to build the border wall. | Win McNamee/Getty [...]

Trump demands Dems return to spending negotiations ‘now’

Although President Donald Trump criticized Democrats for their travel over the weekend, he will be on the road Monday in New Orleans to deliver a speech to the American Farm Bureau Federation. | Alex Wong/Getty Images Share on Facebook [...]

Donald Trump pins blame on Dems: ‘Nancy and Cryin’ Chuck can end the Shutdown in 15 minutes’

President Trump on Monday accused Democrats of being AWOL from shutdown negotiations, as the government remained shuttered for the 24th day. The president said he was still waiting for a counteroffer from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate [...]

Dems eye legal challenge as Trump threatens national emergency

“We’ll challenge him in committee hearings. We’ll challenge him in the courts,” says Rep. Pete Aguilar. | Win McNamee/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> House Democrats are weighing a lawsuit if President [...]

Donald Trump rebuffs Dems’ border security plan: ‘They don’t come in through checkpoints’

President Trump on Wednesday waved off Democrats’ claims of support for more security measures at border ports of entry, saying illegal immigrants and criminals mostly enter through long stretches of wilderness on the U.S.-Mexico border. “They [...]

Dems livid after Tlaib vows to ‘impeach the motherf—er’

House Democrats largely do agree on one thing: comments like Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s aren’t helpful. | AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> House Democrats are furious that an incoming freshman’s expletive-riddled [...]

Former Pelosi critic says Dems ‘absolutely’ united behind her now

Rep. Tim Ryan had been among Nancy Pelosi’s most prominent critics, mounting a bid to unseat her as Democratic leader in 2017. | AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> House Democrats are “absolutely” [...]

House Dems’ plan to end shutdown may be DOA

J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> House Democrats will propose a two-part plan to reopen the federal government once they take power on Thursday, according to multiple Democratic aides. The proposal, [...]

Dems, Trump trade blame as shutdown slogs into 2nd weekend

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump and Democrats are trading blame for the partial government shutdown but doing little substantive talking with each other as the disruption in federal services and public employees’ pay slogs [...]

Dems’ New Year’s resolution: Stiff Trump on the wall and reopen the government

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and her top lieutenants are considering several options that would refuse the president’s $ 5 billion demand for a border wall and send thousands of furloughed federal employees back to work. [...]