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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
A bipartisan bill aimed at overhauling federal prisons and reducing recidivism cleared a major hurdle Tuesday night.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.