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AP
February 12, 2019 - 7:12 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional negotiators reached an agreement to prevent a government shutdown and finance construction of new barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border, overcoming a late-stage hang-up over immigration enforcement issues that had threatened to scuttle the talks. Republicans were...
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AP
January 28, 2019 - 9:52 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said the odds congressional negotiators will craft a deal to end his border wall standoff with Congress are "less than 50-50." As hundreds of thousands of furloughed federal workers prepared to return to work, Trump told The Wall Street Journal that he doesn...
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January 28, 2019 - 9:32 am
(CBS News) -- Parts of the government that were shut for 35 days are now open again – at least for the next three weeks. According to Standard & Poor's, the shutdown has cost the U.S. economy $6 billion – more than the $5.7 billion President Trump requested for the border wall that's at the...
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AP
January 28, 2019 - 8:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government shutdown will cause slight permanent harm to the economy — about $3 billion — according to a report Monday by the Congressional Budget Office. The report says the five-week shutdown has slowed growth in the near term but that most of the lost growth "will...
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AP
January 25, 2019 - 11:19 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Yielding to mounting pressure and growing disruption, President Donald Trump and congressional leaders on Friday reached a short-term deal to reopen the government for three weeks while negotiations continue over the president's demands for money to build his long-promised wall at...
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AP
January 25, 2019 - 10:45 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump planned to speak about the government shutdown on Friday as intensifying delays at the nation's airports and widespread disruptions brought new urgency to efforts to resolve the 35-day impasse. The event comes amid growing speculation that lawmakers and the...
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Getty
January 24, 2019 - 7:32 am
(CBS News) -- As some 800,000 federal workers prepare to miss a second paycheck, Lara Trump told those impacted by the longest government shutdown in history to "please stay strong" in an interview clip posted on Twitter earlier this week. Many government employees are continuing to work without...
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AP
January 23, 2019 - 8:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump says he is postponing his State of the Union address until after "the Shutdown is over," following a standoff with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Trump says in a pair of tweets Wednesday night that he's not looking for an alternative venue "because there is no...
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AP
January 19, 2019 - 2:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a bid to break the shutdown impasse and fund his long-promised border wall, President Donald Trump on Saturday offered to extend temporary protection for young people brought to the U.S. illegally as children. But while Trump cast the move as a "common-sense compromise,"...
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Getty
January 18, 2019 - 12:38 pm
(CBS News) -- As the partial government shutdown enters day 28 with no talks planned to break the stalemate over funding for President Trump's border wall, Republican Congressman Will Hurd is calling on a solution to U.S. border security with an emphasis on technology — not a physical barrier. "...
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