In a Divided Washington, Congress Averted a Shutdown — but at a Price
Friday, 15 February 2019 President Trump’s last-minute tantrum nearly derailed a deal to avert another government shutdown, and forced the Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell, to accept an emergency declaration.
President Donald Trump plans to go around Congress in an attempt to fund his U.S.-Mexico border wall. According to Reuters, Trump conceded defeat in his demand that Congress provide him with $5.7 billion in wall money. He agreed to sign a funding bill that prevents another government shutdown, but...
According to Reuters, slowing global growth and the 35-day partial federal government shutdown weighed on the U.S. economy in the first weeks of 2019. The Federal Reserve said that “Economic activity..
The House has voted to pass a compromise bill on border security hours after the Senate overwhelmingly approved it, averting a second government shutdown in two months. The White House says President..
According to Reuters, the U.S. Congress on Thursday aimed to end a dispute over border security with a bipartisan legislation that would avert another partial government shutdown. However, the measure..