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Trump to offer Dreamers protection in bid to fund wall and end shutdown – report

President will speak at 4pm 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: 'A death sentence': migrant caravan member killed in Honduras after US sent him back Continue reading.....
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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 details of war zone trip – video

The Democratic House speaker, Nancy Pelosi, has accused the White House of leaking information about a planned congressional trip to Afghanistan, saying it was 'very, very irresponsible on the part of the president'US politics - liveTrump intensifies feud with Pelosi by calling off her trip abroad Continue reading...
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Nancy Pelosi: Trump endangered lives by leaking details of war zone trip – video

The Democratic House speaker, Nancy Pelosi, has accused the White House of leaking information about a planned congressional trip to Afghanistan, saying it was 'very, very irresponsible on the part of the president'US politics - liveTrump intensifies feud with Pelosi by calling off her trip abroad Continue reading...
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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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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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'I never worked for Russia': Trump hits out at 'dirty cops' who launched probe after he sacked FBI chief

Donald Trump, the US president, declared on Monday that he has "never" worked for Russia as he hit out at reports that he was investigated by the FBI over alleged ties to the Kremlin.  The US president delivered a definitive rejection of claims that the FBI investigated whether he was acting on Russia's behalf when he sacked James Comey, the bureau's director, in 2017.  It came after he refused to say "no" when asked if he was working for Russia in a Saturday night interview, instead say...
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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...
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Trump backs away from declaring national emergency to fund border wall

‘What we’re not looking to do right now is national emergency’White House attorneys and allies had prepared groundworkFollow the latest US politics newsDonald Trump has backed away from his threat to declare a national emergency to fund his long-promised border wall, as pressure mounts to find a solution to the three-week impasse that has closed parts of the government, leaving hundreds of thousands of workers without pay.“We want Congress to do its job,” the president said Friday during a round...
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Trump edges closer to declaring national emergency to fund border wall

White House attorneys and allies prepare groundworkTrump says declaration would ‘100%’ withstand scrutinyDonald Trump is edging closer to declaring a national emergency to fund his long-promised border wall, as pressure mounts to find a solution to the three-week impasse that has closed parts of the government, leaving hundreds of thousands of workers without pay.Trump was consulting White House attorneys and allies about declaring a national emergency, and using presidential emergency powers to...
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Michael Cohen: former Trump fixer to testify before Congress – as it happened

Cohen to go before House committee in early FebruaryTrump heads to border and threatens national emergencySign up to the Guardian’s new US morning briefing 9.59pm GMT That’s it for the blog today. Here’s where things stand: 9.52pm GMT Former congressional candidate Richard Ojeda, who is mounting a presidential campaign, announced Thursday that he would resign from his seat in the West Virginia state senate to pursue a White House bid.Today I announced my resignation from the WV Senate t...
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'If I have to I will': Donald Trump on declaring a national emergency – video

The US president was speaking to reporters outside the White House when he was asked for his thoughts on calling a national emergency, to which he replied: I'll probably do it, almost definitely.' Donald Trump also denied having a 'temper tantrum' during his reported confrontation with DemocratsTrump repeats threat to call national emergency as he heads to border Continue reading...
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'If I have to I will' says Trump on prospect of declaring a national emergency – video

President Trump spoke to reporters outside the White House on Thursday before heading on a trip to the border. When asked about his thoughts on calling a national emergency, he said ‘I’ll probably do it, almost definitely’. He was also asked about the reported confrontation he had with Democrats, saying: ‘I don’t have tempter tantrums ... I didn’t pound the table. That is a lie’ Continue reading...
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Trump repeats threat to call national emergency as he heads to border

Texas visit – which Trump is reportedly unenthusiastic about – comes as rift with Democrats over shutdown hardensDonald Trump has reiterated his threat to declare a national emergency if Congress does not meet his demand for billions of dollars to construct a wall along the US-Mexico border as part of a deal to end the partial government shutdown.As he left the White House on Thursday for a visit to the Texas border, Trump told reporters he would prefer to work with Congress on a deal to end the...
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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...
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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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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...
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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 confirms he said government shutdown could last months or years

President threatens to declare national emergency and build wall without congressional approval: ‘I can do it if I want’As a partial US government shutdown hit the two-week mark, Donald Trump told congressional leaders at the White House he was prepared for the standoff to last months or even years.“Absolutely I said that,” said Trump during a Rose Garden press conference, when asked if Senator Chuck Schumer was correct in his claim that the White House was prepared to continue the shutdown inde...
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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...
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Pelosi remains defiant on wall funding as Trump seeks fresh talks

Nancy Pelosi: ‘A wall is an immorality’Trump: ‘You can call it a barrier … call it whatever you want’As a partial US government shutdown hit the two-week mark on Friday, Donald Trump once again invited congressional leaders to meet him at the White House, amid an impasse over his demands for taxpayers’ money for a border wall, and Democrats taking control of the House of Representatives.The president has invited leaders from both parties back to the White House just two days after a meeting on b...
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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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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...
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