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How Trump's Rhetoric Against Allies Has Often Isolated Him

Monday, January 21, 2019

Donald Trump became president two years ago Sunday. In that time, he's shown that his approach to foreign policy is anything but traditional.

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Trump Extends Offer To End Shutdown, Extend DACA; Democrats Say 'No Deal'

Sunday, January 20, 2019

They oppose President Trump's proposal, which temporarily would protect some young people who immigrated illegally and provide $5.7 billion for a border wall.

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Democrats Reject Trump Border Wall Proposal, Calling It A 'Non-Starter'

Saturday, January 19, 2019

The proposal would temporarily extend deportation protections for some immigrants in exchange for funding for a border wall. But Democrats say the offer doesn't amount to much.

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Attempts To Make Shutdown 'Painless' May Stretch Limits Of Federal Law

Friday, January 18, 2019

The Trump administration is trying to minimize the impact of the government shutdown by bringing furloughed workers back to work without pay. Critics say this may run afoul of the law.

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Trump Administration Brings Back Some Federal Workers As Shutdown Drags On

Thursday, January 17, 2019

The Trump administration is interpreting the somewhat vague law governing shutdowns broadly so it can ease the pain this shutdown causes. But some critics say they're not adhering to the law.

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Trump Visits Texas To Make His Case For A Wall On The U.S.-Mexico Border

Thursday, January 10, 2019

President Trump traveled to the border Thursday as he continues pushing to fund a wall, as a partial government shutdown nears the end of its third week.

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As 2019 Begins, Trump And Democrats Disagree Over Government Funding

Tuesday, January 01, 2019

President Trump welcomed the new year with a promise of a further fight with the Democrats, who have a plan to re-open the government that does not include funding for his border wall.

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Negotiations To End Government Shutdown Haven't Made Much Progress

Monday, December 24, 2018

The partial government shutdown is affecting around 800,000 federal workers and may last into January. The shutdown hinges on a debate between Democrats and Republicans over border wall funding.

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The Latest On The Looming Government Shutdown

Friday, December 21, 2018

President Trump says he's prepared to shut down the government if he doesn't get funding for his border wall, and it appears to be headed that way.

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Criminal Justice Reform Bill Earns Senate Approval, Moves Closer To Becoming Law

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

A bipartisan bill aimed at overhauling federal prisons and reducing recidivism cleared a major hurdle Tuesday night.

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Bipartisan Criminal Justice Bill Closer To Becoming Law After Senate Approval

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

The Senate voted in favor of legislation that would reduce sentences for some drug crimes and offer training programs for prisoners.

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How Trump Went From 'Tough On Crime' To 'Second Chance' For Felons

Monday, December 17, 2018

President Trump's support for legislation that would reduce sentences for drug offenses stands in stark contrast to some of his calls to crack down on criminals.

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News Brief: Britain No Confidence Vote, Government Shutdown Threat, Cohen Sentencing

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a vote of no confidence. President Trump threatens a shutdown if he doesn't get the budget for a border wall. And Michael Flynn's lawyers ask for leniency.

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Senate To Vote On Criminal Justice Bill After Push From Boosters, White House

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said members will now consider a criminal justice bill in the lame-duck session after the suggestion it wouldn't get a vote in the face of GOP opposition.

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FACT CHECK: Trump's Claims About 'Record Clean' U.S. Air

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

The president says the U.S. environment is better than it has been in years. But data from various sources paint a more complicated picture.

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Trump Threatens To Shut Down U.S. Border With Mexico

Monday, November 26, 2018

President Trump also defended U.S. border agents' use of tear gas on migrants who were trying to cross into the U.S. from Tijuana, Mexico.

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Trump Backs Package Of Changes To Criminal Justice System As Lame-Duck Session Begins

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

The president's support is a big win for activists who have been pushing for criminal justice measures that roll back the stiff penalties imposed as a part of America's decades-long "war on drugs."

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President Trump In Paris For Armistice Day Visit

Saturday, November 10, 2018

President Trump met with French President Emmanuel Macron today in France to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.

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Trump Now Has To Work With A Democratically Controlled House

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Democrats have promised to provide a check and balance to President Trump. At the same time, Republicans will still have the Senate and all the power of the White House.

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Control Of Congress Has Been Decided But Some Races Are Too Close To Call

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

The midterm elections have delivered a divided Congress — with the Republicans building on their majority in the Senate, and the Democrats taking control of the House of Representatives.

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