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‘Only with Nancy’: How Schumer and Pelosi stuck together on the shutdown

The White House’s legislative agenda now is at the mercy of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer — as long as they remain united. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ [...]

Full text: Trump’s shutdown offer to Dems

President Donald Trump speaks about the partial government shutdown in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House on Saturday. | Alex Brandon/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> President Donald Trump’s [...]

Trump offers immigration compromise to Democrats for wall funding in bid to end shutdown

President Trump offered Democrats a deal to end the 29-day-old government shutdown Saturday by extending protections for hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants in return for $ 5.7 billion in border wall funding. “I am here today to [...]

Immigration hardliners blast Trump’s shutdown deal offer

“So if we grant citizenship to a BILLION foreigners, maybe we can finally get a full border wall,” tweeted conservative media commentator Ann Coulter. | Rich Polk/Getty Images for Politicon Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ [...]

Shutdown squeezes every part of air travel

Transportation Trades Department’s Larry Willis said politicians in Washington are the ones who need to find a way out of the crisis. | Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> The government [...]

Donald Trump says Pelosi ‘controlled by radical left’ in border dispute over shutdown

President Trump said Saturday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is “controlled by the radical left” as he prepared to announce a proposal to end the government shutdown and fund a border wall. “She’s being controlled by the radical left, [...]

Trump to propose immigration deal to end shutdown

Though President Donald Trump touted his forthcoming plan as a “major announcement,“ there are reasons to doubt it will mark a turning point in the 29-day standoff. | Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ [...]

Shutdown leads to delays in lawsuits against government

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Despite the government shutdown, federal courts around the country have remained open and allowed the wheels of justice to keep turning in criminal cases. But many civil cases have come to a halt because the Justice [...]

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 [...]

Trump plans ‘major announcement’ on border, longest shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump said he’ll be making a “major announcement” on the government shutdown and the southern border on Saturday afternoon as the standstill over his border wall continues into its fifth week. Democrats [...]