Brian Naylor

Brian Naylor appears in the following:

Former Gov. Bill Weld Considers A Republican Primary Challenge To Trump

Friday, February 15, 2019

Weld, the former governor of Massachusetts, told an audience in New Hampshire that he is launching a 2020 exploratory committee.

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Trump Declares National Emergency To Help Fund Southern Border Wall

Friday, February 15, 2019

Almost-certain legal challenges and likely pushback from some within his own party await the president in the next phase of the ongoing national political battle over border security and immigration.

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FEMA Administrator Brock Long Says He Will Step Down

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

In a surprise announcement, Long says it is time to go home to his family. An internal government watchdog said he had improperly used government vehicles to travel to his home in North Carolina.

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ICE Detention Beds New Stumbling Block In Efforts To Prevent Another Shutdown

Monday, February 11, 2019

Democrats want to cap the number of beds ICE may use to detain people arrested for overstaying their visas or committing minor crimes. President Trump says the idea is "crazy."

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Elizabeth Warren Apologizes For Latest Revelation Of Native American Claims

Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Warren called herself an "American Indian" when registering for the Texas bar in 1986 — a new revelation in a controversy that the 2020 presidential candidate has struggled to shake.

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Government Watchdog: Trump's Trips To Florida Costing Taxpayers Millions

Tuesday, February 05, 2019

The GAO looked into four trips early on in the Trump presidency, estimating they cost $13.6 million. The watchdog agency says the Secret Service needs to do a better job of reporting the costs.

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The Shutdown Is Over. Now The Federal Workforce Faces 'Untold Morale Problems'

Friday, February 01, 2019

"The federal government already has a recruitment problem, right?" said one expert. If "you watch this play out for the last 35 days, are you saying to yourself, 'Sign me up for that?' Probably not."

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Government Shutdown Demoralized Many Federal Employees

Monday, January 28, 2019

The 35-day government shutdown harmed the morale of federal workers, and is likely to make it harder to attract new employees.

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Trump: Short-Term Deal To End Shutdown OK If It Has 'Prorated Down Payment' On Wall

Thursday, January 24, 2019

After a Democratic bill and a GOP bill both failed in the Senate, leaders looked for a way forward Thursday. But Democrats reiterated their opposition to border wall funding, "prorated or otherwise."

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Harris Wofford, Former Senator, Civil Rights Activist, Dies At 92

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

In a long public career, Wofford played a key role in JFK's election, marched alongside the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and led AmeriCorps.

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Pelosi Says Trump Administration Leaked Plans To Fly Commercially To War Zone

Friday, January 18, 2019

The speaker's office says a congressional delegation was prepared to take a commercial flight to Afghanistan after Trump revoked a military flight.

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Pelosi Calls For Postponement Of State Of The Union Address Because Of Shutdown

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

In a letter to President Trump, Pelosi cites security concerns and suggests working together to find another suitable date. Pelosi also gave the president the option to deliver the address in writing.

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Trump Says He's Likely To Declare National Emergency If Congress Won't Fund Wall

Thursday, January 10, 2019

The president traveled to a Border Patrol station in Texas, as the partial shutdown enters its 20th day. The trip comes a day after the president walked out on a meeting with Democrats.

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Despite 70,000 Furloughed IRS Workers, White House Vows Refunds Will Be Issued

Monday, January 07, 2019

The tax collecting agency is one of those affected by the partial government shutdown, but the White House says it will issue refunds, reversing previous government policy.

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Government Shutdown Is Causing A Lot Of Uncertainty As Tax Filing Season Approaches

Monday, January 07, 2019

An extended government shutdown could make it harder for taxpayers to file their returns — and receive their refunds.

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No Deal Out Of 'Contentious' Shutdown Meeting At The White House

Friday, January 04, 2019

President Trump insisted the meeting with congressional leaders was "productive," although he threatened that the government could be closed for a long time. Negotiations will continue this weekend.

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Pelosi Retakes Gavel As House Speaker With New Session Of Congress

Thursday, January 03, 2019

A significant power shift begins in Washington with Democrats taking control of the House of Representatives. The incoming speaker plans votes on bills to reopen the government and new rules.

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Little Sign Of Progress On Wall Stalemate After Hill Leaders Briefed At White House

Wednesday, January 02, 2019

The meeting in the Situation Room comes as the effects of the partial government shutdown are growing across the country, including the closure of the National Zoo and the Smithsonian museums.

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Romney Promises To Speak Out Against Trump On Matters Of 'Significance'

Wednesday, January 02, 2019

On the eve of his swearing-in, the incoming senator from Utah sharply criticized the president in a Washington Post op-ed.

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If Funding Compromise Is Not Reached 400,000 Federal Employees Will Work Without Pay

Friday, December 21, 2018

More than 400,000 federal workers deemed essential will have to work without pay come midnight ... unless lawmakers can settle on a way to keep the government funded.

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