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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


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 Considering Indra Nooyi to Head World Bank

The former PepsiCo chief executive has been courted by Ivanka Trump, who is helping lead the search for a new World Bank president.
Tags: News, White House, World Bank, Pepsico, Trump, Indra Nooyi, PepsiCo Inc, Ivanka, Ivanka Trump, Nooyi, Banking and Financial Institutions, Appointments and Executive Changes, United States Politics and Government, Indra K, Head World Bank


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


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


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


Common Sense: Why Trump’s Unusual Leadership Style Isn’t Working in the White House

President Trump is churning through senior staff, a sign that his unconventional management style doesn’t translate into effective governance.
Tags: News, White House, Trump, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Executives and Management (Theory


A Timeline of U.S. Military Involvement in Syria

How long have American troops been in Syria and what is their mission? Here’s a look back at the military’s recent involvement there as the White House attempts to withdraw U.S. forces.
Tags: News, White House, Syria, Trump, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, United States International Relations, United States Defense and Military Forces


Mick Mulvaney Has Two Jobs. He Has Been Discussing Another.

As recently as late last year the acting White House chief of staff explored becoming president of the University of South Carolina, people familiar with the discussions said.
Tags: News, White House, Trump, Mick, University of South Carolina, Mick Mulvaney, Appointments and Executive Changes, United States Politics and Government, Colleges and Universities, Donald J, Mulvaney


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 Mulls Jim Webb, Ex-Democratic Senator, as Next Defense Secretary

Mr. Webb’s views align closely with President Trump’s drive to pull American troops from the Middle East and confront China more aggressively.
Tags: News, White House, China, Middle East, Jim Webb, Defense Department, Trump, Webb, Shanahan, Mattis, Appointments and Executive Changes, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, United States International Relations, United States Defense and Military Forces, James N


Kelly, on His Way Out, Says Administration Long Ago Abandoned Idea of Concrete Wall

The outgoing White House chief of staff’s comments come as a partial government shutdown caused by a fight over a border barrier drags into a second week.
Tags: News, White House, Trump, Kelly, Homeland Security Department, Appointments and Executive Changes, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Immigration and Emigration, John F (1950-, Border Barriers


Not a ‘Department of No,’ New Defense Chief Turns Trump’s Demands Into Policy

Patrick M. Shanahan, the White House pick for acting defense secretary, used his experience at Boeing to navigate, and battle, the Pentagon.
Tags: News, White House, Boeing, Defense Department, Shanahan, Boeing Company, United States Politics and Government, United States Defense and Military Forces, Space and Astronomy, Patrick M Shanahan, Patrick M (1962-


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


Mulvaney and Mnuchin Say Trump Knows He Lacks Authority to Fire Fed Chairman

with Jerome Powell, the chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, in October. Mr. Mnuchin said on Twitter that President Trump did not plan to fire Mr. Powell.Two White House officials responded to reports that President Trump had asked aides whether he could fire the Fed chairman, Jerome H. Powell.
Tags: News, White House, Interest Rates, Trump, Fed, Powell, Federal Reserve Board, Jerome Powell, Appointments and Executive Changes, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Federal Reserve System, Mulvaney, Mnuchin, Jerome H, Powell Two


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


Jim Mattis, Defense Secretary, Resigns in Rebuke of Trump’s Worldview

Officials said Mr. Mattis went to the White House on Thursday afternoon in a last attempt to persuade Mr. Trump to keep American troops in Syria.
Tags: News, White House, Defense, Defense Department, Trump, Mattis, Appointments and Executive Changes, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, United States International Relations, Mr Trump, Jim Mattis, United States Defense and Military Forces, James N


A Top Aide’s Exit Plan Raises Eyebrows in the White House

Zachary Fuentes, the deputy White House chief of staff, is said to have planned to lie low and take advantage of a Coast Guard retirement program whose renewal has now been removed from a House bill.
Tags: News, White House, House, Trump, Kelly, Coast Guard, Homeland Security Department, Fuentes, United States Coast Guard, Law and Legislation, Appointments and Executive Changes, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, John F (1950-, Zachary Fuentes, Zachary D


Defense Secretary Jim Mattis Resigns, Rebuking Trump’s Worldview

Officials said Mr. Mattis went to the White House on Thursday afternoon in a last attempt to convince Mr. Trump to keep American troops in Syria.
Tags: News, White House, Defense, Defense Department, Trump, Mattis, Appointments and Executive Changes, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, United States International Relations, Mr Trump, Jim Mattis, United States Defense and Military Forces, James N


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


Hacked European Cables Reveal a World of Anxiety About Trump, Russia and Iran

The cables quote China’s president calling America a bully, show concerns about Russian nuclear weapons in Crimea and detail the White House walking back President Trump’s words.
Tags: News, Putin, White House, China, Russia, America, European Union, Iran, Xi Jinping, Crimea, Computer Security, Trump, Vladimir V, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, United States International Relations


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





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