• SCHUMER: I put 'the wall' on the table in my meeting with Trump, but he backed out of the deal

    6 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The federal government entered a partial shutdown at midnight.
    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said President Donald Trump agreed to a deal on immigration, healthcare, and spending levels during a White House meeting Friday but went back on the deal later in the day.
    According to Schumer, Democrats offered to give Trump funding for his long-promised wall along the Mexican border in a deal including a solution for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
    Schumer said Trump rejected the deal.
    Senate Minority Chuck Schumer said Friday that he offered to include funding for...
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  • Trump reportedly knew he'd be blamed for a government shutdown

    Trump reportedly knew he'd be blamed for a government shutdown

    6 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump reportedly said he knew he was going to be blamed for the federal government shutdown.
    Democratic leaders and the White House blamed each other for the failed Senate vote that helped trigger the shutdown on Friday night.
    President Donald Trump reportedly told aides that he believed he was going to be blamed for the federal government shutdown, according to a New York Times report published Friday night.
    At midnight on Friday, the federal government began it's partial shutdown, the first in more than four years, after the Senate failed to pass a vote on a short-term...
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  • The Latest: Senate vote to stop shutdown 10 votes short

    The Latest: Senate vote to stop shutdown 10 votes short

    6 monthes ago - By Stl Today

    WASHINGTON - The Latest on the budget battle in Congress :
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  • SHUTDOWN CHAOS: Federal government likely to enter a shutdown after key Senate vote fails

    SHUTDOWN CHAOS: Federal government likely to enter a shutdown after key Senate vote fails

    6 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    A key vote on a short-term government funding bill failed in the Senate.
    The vote's failure all but guarantees a government shutdown at midnight.
    Democrats opposed the bill because it did not codify the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Some Republicans voted against the bill because it did not provide enough certainty to the military.
    The Senate voted against a key procedural step necessary to pass a GOP-led short-term funding bill Friday night, all but guaranteeing the federal government will enter a partial shutdown at midnight.
    The cloture vote, which allows a bill to...
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