Government Shutdown

Conservative Group Urges GOP to Oppose Spending Package, Which Would Cause a Government Shutdown

The conservative advocacy group Heritage Action, the sister organization of the Heritage Foundation, has urged Republican lawmakers to oppose a…

9 months ago

Schiff: Intel Chiefs’ Testimony Means Trump Can’t Declare National Emergency

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said this morning that new testimony from top U.S. intelligence officials such as…

4 years ago

Trump Rockets to Record-High Disapproval in New Poll

Donald Trump may think he is winning his shutdown battle but a new poll from POLITICO shows that with each…

4 years ago

Bernie Sanders Says Trump Speech Tried to ‘Create Fear and Hatred’

Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont responded to Donald Trump’s primetime address by saying the president is working to "create fear…

4 years ago

Trump’s Speech Gets Devastating Fact-Check On Fox News

Almost everyone rightly criticized President Donald Trump’s Tuesday prime-time speech pushing for a U.S.-Mexico border wall for its numerous lies…

4 years ago

Mulvaney and Other Advisers Tell Trump to Stand Firm on Shutdown

Newly-appointed acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney is advising Donald Trump to stand firm in his shutdown negotiations…

4 years ago

Paul Ryan’s ‘Embarrassing’ Career Ends With A Whimper

There was a time, not that many years ago, when Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin symbolized the bright future of…

4 years ago

Trump: Government Won’t Open ‘Until We Have a Wall’

Donald Trump yesterday said that the partial shutdown of the federal government will last until Congress gives in to his…

4 years ago

Trump Plunges Nation Into Chaos as Markets Tank

Democratic leaders of Congress blasted President Donald Trump yesterday for “plunging the country into chaos.” Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer…

4 years ago

Government Shutdown Will Be Prolonged by Republican Infighting

With Congress on break for a long Christmas weekend we know that Trump’s government shutdown will last until at least…

4 years ago

Democrats: Trump ‘Temper Tantrum’ Got Him ‘What He Wanted’

Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer (N.Y.) and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) had harsh words for President Trump early…

4 years ago

Wash Post: Trump’s Shutdown is ‘An Act of Needless Stupidity’

According to the editors of the Washington Post, people “go into public service to make sacrifices and to accomplish some…

4 years ago

Senate Prevents Government Shutdown With No Wall Funding

The U.S. Senate approved a temporary funding bill on Wednesday, preventing a partial government shutdown that was expected to begin…

4 years ago

Shutdown War Will Consume Washington This Week

The U.S. government has been pushed to “the brink of a partial shutdown,” according to the Associated Press (AP).  With both…

4 years ago

Trump Will Face Pelosi and Schumer in a Showdown Over the Shutdown

Everyone knows that Donald Trump will try to blame Democrats if he shuts down the U.S. government. But Democratic leaders…

4 years ago

Pelosi Reveals Plan to Avoid Government Shutdown With No Wall Funding

Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California is likely to become the next Speaker of the House of Representatives when Democrats take…

4 years ago

Trump Has a ‘Plan B’ if Congress Won’t Fund His Border Wall

During an Oval Office interview with The Washington Post on Tuesday Donald Trump said he has a backup plan he…

4 years ago

Trump Threatens to Close the Border and Shut Down the Government

President Donald Trump on Thursday again threatened to close the southern border if the Mexican government doesn’t do more to…

4 years ago

Madman Trump Still Threatens Shutdown: “I Think It’s a Good Thing, Politically”

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he still wants to shut down the United States government over his immigration and…

4 years ago

Trump Tells Republicans That He Doesn’t Care About Losing Congress Over Government Shutdown

Trump blasted out a series of tweets that made it clear that he doesn't care about losing Congress. He wants…

4 years ago