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Donald Trump expected to outline shutdown deal offer in address to nation

President will speak at 3pm eastern timeDemocrats unmoved over wall demandDonald Trump is due to address the nation on Saturday afternoon. According to reports, he will not declare a national emergency over conditions at the southern border but will instead lay out details of a deal the White House believes can end the partial government shutdown, which is now a record 29 days old. Related: How Trump has changed America in two years Continue reading...
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Pelosi says Trump 'endangered lives' by leaking confidential details of war zone trip – live news

President told former lawyer to lie about negotiations to build a Trump Tower, BuzzFeed reports, as shutdown enters day 28Full story: Democrats vow to investigate report How Trump has changed America in two yearsStart your day with our US morning briefing. Sign up 5.12pm GMT “Pelosi told reporters that WH leaking of their travel plans scrapped their trip, calling it “very irresponsible” and saying it endangered lawmakers traveling there,” CNN’s Manu Raju just tweeted, after Pelosi addressed ...
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Trump reportedly directed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about Moscow project – live

President directed former lawyer to lie about negotiations to build a Trump Tower, BuzzFeed reports, as shutdown enters day 28Start your day with our US morning briefing. Sign up 2.09pm GMT Democrats have come flying out of the gate over the Buzzfeed story that Trump directed his ex-fixer and lawyer Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about negotiations to build a Trump Tower in Moscow.A very sober-sounding Adam Schiff, California Democrat and the new chairman of the House intelligence committe...
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Shutdown enters 27th day with grim poll news for Trump – live updates

The president will go to the Pentagon today to make an announcement on the government’s missile defence reviewSign up to the daily US morning briefing 2.08pm GMT CBS reports that the White House is mulling the option of having President Donald Trump deliver the State of the Union in the Senate chamber after Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked him to delay the address until after the shutdown. 1.53pm GMT The Wall Street Journal reports that former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen billed Donald Trump $50...
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Trump signs bill to ensure federal employees hit by shutdown get back pay – live

Legislation means federal employees will be paid eventually but have no means of covering bills in the meantimeSign up to the daily US morning briefing 9.45pm GMT Trump signed a bill today to guarantee pay for federal employees furloughed during the shutdown. The legislation means that they will paid eventually but have no means of covering bills in the meantime. It also doesn’t effect those on contracts with the government.The federal workers will be paid after the shutdown is over, but gov...
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Kirsten Gillibrand discusses 2020 presidential run – live updates

Donald Trump is meeting with a bipartisan congressional group to end the government shutdown as William Barr’s confirmation hearing resumesSign up to the daily US morning briefing 2.15pm GMT White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says Trump has been briefed on the terrorist attack by ISIS in Manbij, Syria. There are reports that U.S. troops may have been caught up in the attack.“The President has been fully briefed and we will continue to monitor the ongoing situation in Syria. For any sp...
Tags: Isis, Republicans, Stephen Colbert, White House, US, Department Of Defense, US news, Syria, Democrats, US politics, US Senate, Donald Trump, Kirsten Gillibrand, Trump, Brunswick, Troy New York


Republican Steve King stripped of assignments amid racism backlash – as it happened

Congressman faces growing rebuke over recent commentsTrump denies to reporters he ever worked for MoscowSenate Republicans feel shutdown pressure 1.55am GMT Powering down for the night, thanks for tuning in! Here’s what happened today: 1.35am GMT According to The Daily Beast, the special counsel and NY federal prosecutors are looking into a meeting Trump had in the days before he was inaugurated, for possible evidence that foreigners and donors sought to purchase influence in the adminis...
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Trump: 'I never worked for Russia. It's just a hoax' – live updates

Republican senator said Trump should agree to temporary billPresident denies to reporters he ever worked for MoscowSenate Republicans feel shutdown pressure 6.14pm GMT Neomi Rao, Donald Trump’s nominee to the DC Circuit Court of Appeals, wrote a string of op-eds in and after college where she used inflammatory language to discuss race and gay rights, BuzzFeed reports. Rao described race as a “hot, money-making issue,” affirmative action as the “anointed dragon of liberal excess,” and said we...
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Senate Republicans feel shutdown pressure as Trump tweets angrily on

Day 24 dawns after fusillade of angry messages from White House and with presidential ally seeking temporary reopeningOn day 24 of the partial government shutdown, the longest in history, Senate Republicans seemed best placed to negotiate a reopening of shuttered federal departments and threatened services and the restoration of pay to 800,000 workers. Related: 'It's ruining people's lives': federal workers count cost of shutdown Continue reading...
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Trump claims plan to end longest government shutdown in history

President backs away from national emergency threatHow the federal government closure is impacting millionsThe US government shutdown is now the longest such closure in history. On Saturday, day 22, members of Congress were out of Washington, Donald Trump was unmoved in the White House, his border wall unbuilt, and around 800,000 federal workers were still without pay and facing mounting hardship. Related: 'Barely above water': US shutdown hits black federal workers hardest Continue reading.....
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US government shutdown becomes longest in history

Trump backs away from national emergency threatHow the federal government closure is impacting millionsThe US government shutdown is now the longest such closure in history. On Saturday, day 22, members of Congress were out of Washington, Donald Trump was unmoved in the White House, his border wall unbuilt, and around 800,000 federal workers were still without pay and facing mounting hardship. Related: 'Barely above water': US shutdown hits black federal workers hardest Continue reading...
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Trump backs away from declaring national emergency over wall – as it happened

President said he’s ‘not looking’ to declare an emergency at a cabinet meeting over the shutdownPodcast: who will pay for the wall?Sign up to our US morning briefing 10.00pm GMT That’s it for today, thanks for reading.•On the 21st day of the government shutdown, Trump backed away from declaring a national emergency over the border wall. The president had spent the week suggesting he would “probably” make such a move, but in a meeting on Friday did an about-face. “What we’re not looking to do...
Tags: Republicans, White House, US, World news, US news, Democrats, US politics, US Congress, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Trump, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez


Trump not expected to declare national emergency in border speech, report says – as it happened

Senior White House official with knowledge of address said plan is to build a public case for the wallSix things to know before Trump gives his border wall addressStay informed: sign up for our US morning briefing 9.58pm GMT 9.42pm GMT Stormy Daniels will be offering her own counter-programming to Trump’s televised address to the nation tonight.If you're looking for anything even remotely worth watching tonight at 9pm EST, I will be folding laundry in my underwear for 8 minutes on Insta...
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Trump not expected to declare national emergency in border speech, report says – live

Senior White House official with knowledge of address said plan is to build a public case for the wallHow have you been affected by the government shutdown?Stay informed: sign up for our new US briefing 8.12pm GMT Billionaire Tom Steyer “will make an announcement concerning his political plans for 2019 and beyond” in Iowa tomorrow.Steyer who has been perhaps the largest single donor to progressive political causes in recent years has been mulling a presidential campaign.Possible 2020 preside...
Tags: Republicans, White House, US, US news, Democrats, US politics, Iowa, Nancy Pelosi, US Congress, Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, Trump, State Of The Union, Bernie, Tom Steyer, Steyer


Will Florida's new Republican governor keep his vow of bipartisanship?

So far, Ron DeSantis has nominated prominent Democrats to lead and pledged his support to the environment and clean waterTwo months after narrowly winning a contentious election in which he nailed his colors firmly to the mast of Trumpism, Ron DeSantis will be sworn in as Florida’s 46th governor on Tuesday with voters in the nation’s third most populous state still unsure exactly what they will be getting.Many of the Republican’s picks for his new administration during the seven weeks’ transitio...
Tags: Florida, Republicans, White House, US news, House, Medicaid, Rick Scott, Ron DeSantis, Richard Corcoran, Mary Mayhew, DeSantis, Andrew Gillum, US midterms 2018


Trump to hold public address on US-Mexico border wall and security – as it happened

President confirmed he will discuss the ‘humanitarian and national security crisis’ on the southern border on Tuesday nightHow have you been affected by the government shutdown?Stay informed: sign up for our new US briefing 9.58pm GMT 9.37pm GMT NBC is reporting that only six people in the federal terrorism database were stopped at the southern border in the first half of 2018.This contradicts a statement from White House press secretary Sarah Sanders that over 4,000 suspected terrorist...
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Trump to hold public address on US-Mexico border wall and security – live

President confirmed he will discuss the ‘humanitarian and national security crisis’ on the southern border on Tuesday nightHow have you been affected by the government shutdown?Stay informed: sign up for our new US briefing 8.12pm GMT How are you affected by the government shutdown? Communities across the country are starting to feel the pain of the shutdown and many of the 800,000 federal workers furloughed, or forced to work without pay, have been collecting experiences under the hashtag #...
Tags: Republicans, White House, US, US news, Democrats, US politics, New York Times, House Of Representatives, US Senate, Donald Trump, Trump, Maggie Haberman


Trump to visit US-Mexico border as showdown over wall continues

President has also reportedly asked TV networks to carry a primetime address on the shutdown on TuesdayFollow the latest US politics news Donald Trump will visit the southern border this week, as the White House and Democrats in Congress remain split – and the federal government remains partially shut down – over how to address the president’s demand for a border wall. Related: Trump threatens national emergency in 'next few days' over wall and shutdown Continue reading...
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Joe Biden in 'final stages' of making decision on White House run – live

Former vice-president, who passed up a presidential bid in 2016, has said if there’s a candidate better suited to win ‘I’m happy not to do it’Stay informed: sign up for our new US briefing 4.57pm GMT White House press secretary Sarah Sanders announced that President Donald Trump will go to the U.S. Mexico border on Thursday.President @realDonaldTrump will travel to the Southern border on Thursday to meet with those on the frontlines of the national security and humanitarian crisis. More deta...
Tags: Republicans, Mexico, White House, US, Joe Biden, US news, Democrats, US politics, House Of Representatives, US Senate, Ohio, Donald Trump, Sherrod Brown, Connie Schultz, Sarah Sanders


Government shutdown: Democrats pan Trump's steel border wall concession

President claims Sunday meeting was ‘productive’ as Mulvaney says payroll will not go out on Friday if shutdown continuesThe two sides of the partial federal government shutdown remained far apart on Monday, as day 17 of the closure rolled on after a weekend of fruitless meetings between the White House and Democratic representatives in Congress. Related: Trump threatens national emergency in 'next few days' over wall and shutdown Continue reading...
Tags: Republicans, White House, US news, Democrats, US politics, US Congress, Donald Trump, Trump, Mulvaney, Us-mexico Border, Congress Related


Mulvaney: switch to steel is Trump wall concession to end shutdown

President heads for Camp David as talks drag on in WashingtonStar-spangled shutdown: how nationalism warped US politicsReporting “not much progress” in talks to end a government shutdown entering its 16th day, acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney perhaps hinted as to why: Donald Trump’s concession to Democrats resisting his demand for a border wall is to build it with steel, not concrete. Related: Is Mitt Romney the man to lead a Republican rebellion against Trump? Continue reading...
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Shutdown over Trump wall demand threatens food, tax, transport and more

President says government closure could last months or yearsOpinion: Trump will lose ‘bigly’ on immigrationThe US woke on Saturday to the 15th day of a partial government shutdown that Donald Trump said could go on for months or years, if he is not given funding for a wall on the Mexican border. New talks were due but as the nation digested the president’s rambling, contradictory and combative remarks at a White House press conference on Friday, potentially devastating effects of the shutdown we...
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Trump threatened to keep government shut for years, Schumer says after talks – live

Schumer says president said he would keep government closed for ‘a very long period of time’ after meeting on shutdownProtect the Guardian’s independent reporting with a contribution and help us reach our $1m goal by 7 January 7.02pm GMT Trump comes out sounding encouraged by today’s talks, which is confusing. Because based on the line he’s drawn in the sand-- the only way talks could have been productive is if Democrats put wall funding on the table. Which they did not.Trump strikes a diffe...
Tags: Republicans, White House, US news, Democrats, US politics, House Of Representatives, Guardian, US Senate, US Congress, Donald Trump, Trump, Schumer, Rose Garden, Trump Administration


Trump blames shutdown on 2020 election despite claiming he would take responsibility – live

President accuses Democrats of ‘presidential harassment’ Nancy Pelosi to be sworn in as House speaker• Sign up to the Guardian’s new US morning briefing 3.52pm GMT White House counselor Kellyanne Conway argued Thursday that if Democrats really cared about the plight of migrants at the southern border, they’d support building a wall to keep them out.“They’re now turning a blind eye to the humanitarian crisis, which includes children,” Conway said. 3.36pm GMT Donald Trump is now blaming th...
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Trump invites lawmakers to border security briefing amid shutdown

Top two leaders from both parties of each chamber have been invited to meeting after president said he is ‘ready’ to negotiate Donald Trump has invited congressional leaders to a White House briefing on border security on Wednesday, amid a government shutdown and political impasse over immigration and federal funding. Continue reading...
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Arizona Republicans’ new law would fire teachers who discuss ‘controversial’ things, like politics

The law would fire teachers for discussing “controversial” political, racial and religious messages... whatever that means.
Tags: Politics, Education, Republicans, Censorship, Lifestyle, Teachers, Arizona, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Arizona Republicans, No Promo Homo Laws


Trump ally Graham: president 'thinking long and hard about Syria'

Senator had said withdrawal was ‘the way toward second 9/11’Former Afghanistan commander calls Trump ‘immoral’A close ally of Donald Trump said on Sunday the president was “thinking long and hard” about his plan to withdraw US troops from Syria and his commitment to defeating Islamic State, and had provided reassurance in a White House meeting. Related: Trump unmoved on border wall demand as shutdown enters ninth day Continue reading...
Tags: Republicans, White House, Islamic State, US, World news, US foreign policy, US news, Syria, Afghanistan, Middle East and North Africa, US politics, South and Central Asia, US national security, US military, US Senate, Graham


John Kelly: judge me on what Trump didn't do while I was chief of staff

Retired general gives interview to Los Angeles TimesStatements on immigration and more likely to anger presidentAs Donald Trump attracted criticism for blaming the deaths of children in US custody on Democrats opposed to his demands for a border wall, outgoing White House chief of staff John Kelly said he had “nothing but compassion” for migrants attempting to enter the US without documentation. Related: El Paso aid agencies overwhelmed as 1,600 migrants are cast on to streets Continue readin...
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Trump blames Democrats for deaths of children as shutdown grinds on

President: deaths at border are result of ‘pathetic’ policiesWhat have two years of Trump’s wrecking ball done?The US government shutdown rolled through its eighth day with no resolution in sight and hundreds of thousands of workers trying to cope without pay. Donald Trump stayed hunkered down in the White House, talking at Democrats but not with them in a series of confrontational tweets about his demand for a border wall. Related: America’s new year’s resolution: impeach Trump and remove him...
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Shutdown enters day eight with Trump brooding in White House

EPA and agriculture programs begin to feel effects of standoffWhat have two years of Trump’s wrecking ball done?The partial shutdown of the US government rolled into its eighth day on Saturday, with no resolution in sight. Related: America’s new year’s resolution: impeach Trump and remove him Continue reading...
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