U.S. government shutdown looms as lawmakers seek last-minute compromise
Saturday, 22 December 2018 By Ginger Gibson, Richard Cowan and Humeyra Pamuk WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A partial U.S. government shutdown loomed at midnight on Friday as President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans in the Senate failed to secure the votes needed for a bill with $5 billion he has demanded for a border wall fiercely opposed by Democrats. Trump said the impending shutdown of key parts of the federal government could last "a very long time," and he sought to blame Democrats.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump expressed displeasure on Tuesday with a deal by congressional negotiators on border security spending that offered no funds for his promised U.S.-Mexican..
Negotiators on Capitol Hill have reportedly reached a tentative agreement on a spending bill to avoid another government shutdown. The reported bill allocates $1.375bn to a fence or barrier along the..
At a cabinet meeting Tuesday, President Trump told reporters "we don't want to see a shutdown" but that if a partial federal government shutdown were to happen, it would be "totally on the Democrats."..
According to Politico, a group of top GOP leaders are lobbying U.S. President Donald Trump to support a newly drafted spending bill that would avert another government shutdown.
Republican leaders in..
US lawmakers reached a preliminary deal to provide some funding for President Donald Trump's Mexico border wall but waited to see if he accepts the compromise... News24 Also reported by •WorldNews •Reuters •RTTNews
Sean Hannity issued a veto on Monday after news that federal negotiators had reached a deal to avoid a second government shutdown at the end of the week. On his... The Wrap Also reported by •WorldNews •Reuters •CBS News •Reuters India •RTTNews
Watch VideoNegotiators reached an "agreement in principle" to fund border security and avoid another partial government shutdown on Monday night. The agreement... Newsy Also reported by •CBS News •Reuters •RTTNews