Jessica Taylor

Jessica Taylor appears in the following:

As Trump Declares National Emergency To Fund Border Wall, Democrats Promise A Fight

Friday, February 15, 2019

The president invoked emergency powers to free up more money than Congress had allowed in its spending deal. House Democrats are launching an investigation into his decision.

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Trump To Declare National Emergency As Well As Sign Spending Bill, White House Says

Thursday, February 14, 2019

By Thursday evening, Congress had easily passed the bipartisan spending deal, which had been crafted by lawmakers from both the chambers. The vote was 83-16 in the Senate and 300-128 in the House.

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Manafort Intentionally Lied To Special Counsel, Judge Says

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

The ruling from Judge Amy Berman Jackson means the prosecutors led by Robert Mueller are no longer bound by their plea deal with Manafort, onetime chairman of Trump's 2016 presidential campaign.

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Trump Says He's Not 'Happy' With Budget Deal But Thinks Shutdown Unlikely

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Congressional negotiators are close to a budget deal, but it provides less than what the president wants for a border wall and limits the number of people immigration officials can detain.

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Former Attorney General Eric Holder Close To 2020 Decision As He Heads To Iowa

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

The former Obama AG will decide whether he's running in the next two weeks. The speech he plans to give certainly sounds like the building blocks of a possible campaign to challenge President Trump.

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Trump Took Fight For Border Wall To El Paso — Where O'Rourke Was Ready For Him

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

In a near-showdown that seemed to mirror the ongoing dispute over the border, Trump was greeted by a counter-rally led by Democrat Beto O'Rourke, who has criticized the president on immigration.

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Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar Launches 2020 Presidential Bid

Sunday, February 10, 2019

"We are tired of the shutdowns and the showdowns, of the gridlock and the grandstanding," said Klobuchar, who was reelected to her third Senate term in 2018.

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State Of The Union: 'Tonight, I Ask You To Choose Greatness,' Trump Says

Tuesday, February 05, 2019

The president's second State of the Union address touched on many of his familiar themes and agenda items but also included moments and proposals that drew positive reaction from Democrats.

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White House Says State Of The Union Will Be Bipartisan Pitch, Even As Shutdown Looms

Friday, February 01, 2019

The speech the White House outlined belies the deep divisions right now not only between Republicans and Democrats but between President Trump and Congress, including some within his own party.

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Cory Booker Makes It Official: He's Running For President In 2020

Friday, February 01, 2019

The 49-year-old New Jersey Democratic senator has long been seen as a likely presidential candidate. Booker, a former mayor of Newark, raised a national profile with an early embrace of social media.

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Border Security Talks Begin On Capitol Hill With Signs of Narrow Bipartisan Deal

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

House and Senate lawmakers formally kicked off negotiations over funding the Department of Homeland Security, facing a Feb. 15 deadline for a spending bill Trump will sign to avoid another shutdown.

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Democrats Pick Georgia's Stacey Abrams To Give Response To Trump's State Of The Union

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Abrams tried last year become the nation's first African-American woman to win a governor's race but fell short. She was an outspoken voice during the race against voter suppression tactics.

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Trump's State Of The Union Rescheduled For Feb. 5 After New Pelosi Invite

Monday, January 28, 2019

The initial Jan. 29 date was postponed amid the record 35-day partial government shutdown. With the government reopened, for at least three weeks, Trump is sure to push for the border wall he wants.

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Ex-Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz Says He Wouldn't Be A Spoiler In Race For White House

Monday, January 28, 2019

Schultz said that his intention would be to stop the president from winning re-election. "Nobody wants to remove and, in a sense, fire President Trump more than me," the billionaire businessman said.

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Trump Signs Short-Term Bill To End Government Shutdown, But Border Fight Still Looms

Friday, January 25, 2019

The bill opens the government through Feb. 15 and provides back pay for federal workers who have missed two paychecks during the longest shutdown in U.S. history. Border security talks continue.

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Senate Sets Votes On 2 Bills That Could End Shutdown — But Both Expected To Fail

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Democrats say they won't accept Trump's offer of three-year protections for those under DACA and TPS in exchange for full funding of his border wall. Republicans say Democrats should accept the offer.

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Sen. Kamala Harris Announces 2020 Presidential Candidacy

Monday, January 21, 2019

The California Democrat's career as a prosecutor, as well as economic and racial equality, are the focus of her campaign. Harris is the third senator to announce a presidential run.

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President Trump, North Korean Leader Kim Agree To Second Meeting Next Month

Friday, January 18, 2019

Trump first met with Kim in June 2018 in Singapore, and the two appeared to form an unlikely bond after Trump had previously criticized Kim on Twitter, slamming him as "Little Rocket Man."

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Trump Postpones Pelosi Trip To War Zone After She Postpones State Of The Union

Thursday, January 17, 2019

"In light of the 800,000 great American workers not receiving pay, I am sure you would agree that postponing this public relations event is totally appropriate," the president wrote to the speaker.

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Federal Watchdog Finds Government Ignored Emoluments Clause With Trump Hotel

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

The Inspector General for the General Services Administration said agency lawyers decided to ignore the constitutional issues when they reviewed the lease after Donald Trump won the 2016 election.

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