The force that could end the shutdown

Asked during a Rose Garden news conference yesterday about a safety net for furloughed federal workers, President Trump replied: “[T]he safety net is going to be having a strong border, because we’re going to be… Read More

Millions face delayed tax refunds, cuts to food stamps as White House scrambles to deal with shutdown’s consequences

Food stamps for 38 million low-income Americans would face severe reductions and more than $140 billion in tax refunds are at risk of being frozen or delayed if the government shutdown stretches into February, widespread disruptions that… Read More

Pence and White House officials leave meeting with congressional aides with no end to shutdown

Top White House officials and senior congressional aides left a three-hour meeting Saturday with no apparent breakthrough for ending the partial government shutdown, which has now entered its third week with no end in sight…. Read More

The Border Wall: How a Potent Symbol Is Now Boxing Trump In

WASHINGTON — Before it became the chief sticking point in a government shutdown drama that threatens to consume his presidency at a critical moment, President Trump’s promise to build a wall on the southwestern border… Read More

‘The worst year of Donald Trump’s life’ is coming — and he’ll be powerless to stop it: historian

As Democrats take control of the House of Representatives and special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation plows ahead, 2019 has the potential to be a calamitous year for President Donald Trump. In fact, historian Jon Wiener… Read More

Trump fan confused after Fox & Friends host reminds him the president can’t fire Nancy Pelosi

A “Fox & Friends” host was forced to make a seemingly obvious on-air correction to an ornery Indiana diner. Pete Hegseth visited Grandma’s Pancake House in Shelbyville, just outside Indianapolis, to ask diners about the… Read More

Graham: Trump giving up on border wall fight would be the ‘end of his presidency’ | TheHill

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Wednesday cautioned President Trump against giving in on his demand for funding for his proposed U.S.–Mexico border wall, claiming that doing so would likely be “the end of his presidency.” “He’s not going to sign a… Read More