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White House Memo: Trump Follows Familiar Playbook When Confronted by a Loss: Distract and Digress

“So, I’m going to be signing a national emergency,” the president said, almost as an afterthought at the news conference whose purpose was ostensibly to announce that news.
Tags: News, White House, Kim Jong-un, Nielsen, ANN, Rush, Trump, Ryan, Jim, Limbaugh, Abe, Coulter, Acosta, Law and Legislation, United States Politics and Government, Donald J


News Analysis: Trump Puts Best Face on Border Deal, as Aides Try to Assuage an Angry Right

It was arguably the most punishing defeat President Trump has experienced in office, and it left the White House scrounging for other ways to pay for a wall.
Tags: News, Media, White House, Fox News Channel, Trump, Sean, Dobbs, HANNITY, Lou, House Freedom Caucus, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Shutdowns (Institutional, Border Barriers


State of the Union Will Have Unifying Tone, White House Says

While the White House said the goal of the speech was to bring together a divided government and a divided nation, an official said immigration would emerge as a main theme.
Tags: News, White House, Trump, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Immigration and Emigration, Shutdowns (Institutional, Border Barriers, State of the Union Message (US




Trump-Backed Measure to End Government Shutdown Fails in Senate

A White House measure pairing $5.7 billion in wall spending with immigration measures failed to reach the 60 votes needed to proceed. A Democratic measure is next.
Tags: News, Senate, White House, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, United States Politics and Government, Immigration and Emigration, Shutdowns (Institutional, Border Barriers, Trump Backed Measure


White House Memo: At the One-Issue White House, the Standoff Over a Border Wall Displaces Other Priorities

President Trump’s monthlong impasse with Congress over his proposed border wall has all but frozen the rest of his policy agenda.
Tags: News, Congress, White House, Nancy, Trump, Illegal Immigration, Mick, Chen, Pelosi, Gottheimer, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, William A, Mulvaney, Shutdowns (Institutional, Border Barriers


Pelosi Delays Trip Amid Heightened Threats as White House Leaks Travel Plans

The House speaker and other lawmakers had planned to fly commercially to Afghanistan after the president revoked the use of a military plane, but the trip was delayed over security concerns.
Tags: News, White House, Afghanistan, House, Nancy, Trump, Pelosi, Engel, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, United States Defense and Military Forces, Shutdowns (Institutional, Eliot L


White House Redefines Who Is Essential to Get Parts of Government Moving Again

The administration is opening the government piece by piece, forcing thousands of workers to report to the job without pay in sectors that could benefit the president’s base.
Tags: News, White House, Layoffs and Job Reductions, Law and Legislation, United States Politics and Government, Shutdowns (Institutional, Federal Taxes (US, Federal Budget (US


Shutdown’s Economic Damage Starts to Pile Up, Threatening an End to Growth

The White House doubled its estimate of the shutdown’s drag on growth, and other economists warned a long stalemate could push the economy into a contraction.
Tags: News, White House, House Of Representatives, Trump, White House Council of Economic Advisers, Hassett, United States Economy, Donald J, Labor and Jobs, Shutdowns (Institutional, Government Employees, Kevin A


Trump Summons Thousands Back to Work Without Pay as Shutdown Drags On

As the White House tries to get the government functioning, President Trump invited Democrats to the White House, hoping to find cracks. They rejected his lunch date.
Tags: News, White House, Trump, Illegal Immigration, Elissa, Democratic Party, Slotkin, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Immigration and Emigration, Shutdowns (Institutional, Border Barriers


Democrats Jilt Trump on Lunch Talks but Look for Shutdown Exit

The president invited Democrats in Republican-leaning districts to the White House, hoping to find cracks in the party’s shutdown stance. They rejected his lunch date.
Tags: News, White House, Trump, Illegal Immigration, Elissa, Democratic Party, Slotkin, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Immigration and Emigration, Shutdowns (Institutional, Border Barriers


White House Welcomes College Football Champions With Fast-Food Buffet

A celebration of Clemson’s championship was catered by fast-food outlets like McDonald’s, Wendy’s and Domino’s, with officials blaming the government shutdown.
Tags: News, White House, Clemson, Trump, Clemson University, Donald J, Shutdowns (Institutional, Fast Food Industry, Football (College, McDonald 's Wendy


White House Memo: ‘I’ve Been Here All Weekend’: A Shut-in President Weathers the Shutdown

Unable to golf or greet supporters on the patio at Mar-a-Lago, Mr. Trump has tried to make Washington feel more like home.
Tags: News, Washington, White House, Dc, Trump, Fla, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, White House Building (Washington, Shutdowns (Institutional, Mar-a-Lago (Palm Beach


White House Memo: At White House, Empty Desks and Unpaid Bills as Trump Shows No Sign of Relenting

The pain of the partial government shutdown bit into all corners of America — even the White House, where there is often very little sympathy for those whose job it is to keep Washington running.
Tags: News, Washington, White House, America, General Services Administration, Secret Service, Bill, Clinton, Trump, Lewinsky, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Shutdowns (Institutional, Government Employees, Monica S


At the Border and in Washington, the White House Digs In on the Wall

President Trump traveled to the border and Vice President Mike Pence went to the Capitol to dig in on a border wall, shattering talk of a compromise.
Tags: News, Washington, Senate, White House, House Of Representatives, Graham, Collins, Nancy, Trump, Mike Pence, Mike, Capitol, Lindsey, Pence, Pelosi, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals


White House Considers Using Storm Aid Funds as a Way to Pay for the Border Wall

President Trump traveled to the border and Vice President Mike Pence went to the Capitol to dig in on a border wall, shattering talk of a compromise.
Tags: News, Senate, White House, House Of Representatives, Graham, Collins, Nancy, Trump, Mike Pence, Mike, Capitol, Lindsey, Pence, Pelosi, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, United States Politics and Government


A Wall and Two Prayers, but Little Progress at Weekend Meetings on the Shutdown

The two meetings between White House officials and Democratic congressional staffers showed in ways big and small how the distance between the two sides remains a wide gulf.
Tags: News, White House, Nancy, Jared, Miller, Mike, Pence, Pelosi, Kushner, United States Politics and Government, Immigration and Emigration, Shutdowns (Institutional, Stephen (1985-


A Wall and Two Prayers, but Little Progress at Weekend Meetings on Shutdown

The two meetings between White House officials and Democratic congressional staffers showed in ways big and small how the distance between the two sides remains a wide gulf.
Tags: News, White House, Nancy, Jared, Miller, Mike, Pence, Pelosi, Kushner, United States Politics and Government, Immigration and Emigration, Shutdowns (Institutional, Stephen (1985-


Trump Wants to Deliver Prime Time Address on Government Shutdown and Will Visit the Border

The White House has requested network airtime for President Trump to speak about the partial government shutdown, a person familiar with the request said.
Tags: News, White House, Nancy, Trump, Sanders, Pelosi, Trump Wants, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, SARAH HUCKABEE, Shutdowns (Institutional, Border Barriers


Democrats to Visit Trump Again, Searching for a Path to End the Government Shutdown

Congressional leaders will head to the White House Friday for a midday meeting with President Trump, trying to find a way around an impasse over funding a wall at the Mexican border.
Tags: News, Mexico, Senate, White House, United States, House Of Representatives, Republican Party, Nancy, Mitch, Trump, Democratic Party, Pelosi, McConnell, Law and Legislation, United States Politics and Government, Donald J


White House Budget Chief Says Shutdown May Extend Into January

Mick Mulvaney, the budget director and incoming chief of staff, said that the White House had made Democrats an offer below the $5 billion figure President Trump had demanded for a border wall.
Tags: News, Senate, White House, Trump, Mick, Durbin, Mick Mulvaney, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Richard J, Mulvaney, Shutdowns (Institutional, Federal Budget (US


Government Shutdown to Continue for Days as Senate Adjourns Until Thursday

Senate Democrats said they would never accede to President Trump’s demand for $5 billion for a border wall, and the White House offered no early indication that the president would accept less.
Tags: News, Senate, White House, Trump, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Shutdowns (Institutional, Border Barriers


White House Says Trump Won’t Relent in Shutdown, Even as Pence Makes Offer to Democrats

Senate Democrats said they would never accede to President Trump’s demand for $5 billion for a border wall, and the White House offered no early indication that the president would accept less.
Tags: News, Senate, White House, Trump, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Shutdowns (Institutional, Border Barriers


As Shutdown Begins, Lawmakers Grasp for a Way Out

Senate Democrats said they would never accede to President Trump’s demand for $5 billion for a border wall, and the White House offered no early indication that the president would accept less.
Tags: News, Senate, White House, Trump, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Shutdowns (Institutional, Border Barriers


As Trump Signals Retreat on Shutdown Threat, Senators Mostly Shrug

The White House press secretary suggested that President Trump might capitulate on his demand for $5 billion for a border wall, but lawmakers had yet to reach a deal.
Tags: News, White House, Trump, United States Politics and Government, Shutdowns (Institutional


White House Signals Retreat on Shutdown Threat

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said on Fox News that the Trump administration can find $5 billion for a border wall without getting it from Congress.
Tags: News, White House, Fox News, Trump, United States Politics and Government, Shutdowns (Institutional, Sarah Sanders


White House Memo: Trump’s Latest Surprise: Shutdown Might Be a Good Idea

The president has said so many outrageous things that his latest outbursts no longer shock, but seem more of the same.
Tags: News, White House, Republican Party, Trump, Kelly, Schiff, Flake, Comstock, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Shutdowns (Institutional, Federal Budget (US, John F (1950-, Adam B, Jeffrey L, Dream Act (Development


Live Briefing: Schumer Goes to the White House to Reopen Negotiations

The government will shut down at midnight Eastern Time if lawmakers fail to get an agreement on a spending bill.
Tags: News, Senate, White House, Republican Party, Trump, Democratic Party, Schumer, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Shutdowns (Institutional


Live Briefing: Trump Invites Schumer to the White House to Reopen Negotiations

The government will shut down at midnight Eastern Time if lawmakers fail to get an agreement on a spending bill.
Tags: News, Senate, White House, Republican Party, Trump, Democratic Party, Schumer, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Shutdowns (Institutional


Trump Feuds With Democrats Ahead of a Possible Government Shutdown

In less than two weeks, much of the government will run out of money, but a negotiating session at the White House on Tuesday blew up after President Trump attacked Democrats.
Tags: News, Senate, White House, House Of Representatives, Republican Party, Nancy, Trump, Democratic Party, Pelosi, Schumer, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, Charles E, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Shutdowns (Institutional, Federal Budget (US



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