Kelsey Snell

Kelsey Snell appears in the following:

Shutdown Pressures Freshman Democrats To Deliver On Promise To Break Gridlock

Friday, January 18, 2019

Many newly elected Democrats vowed to work with Republicans and avoid partisan posturing. But they are sticking behind House Speaker Pelosi's position not to give in on the demand for wall money.

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President Trump Postpones House Speaker Pelosi's Trip To Afghanistan

Friday, January 18, 2019

Trump appears to be retaliating against Nancy Pelosi for suggesting he delay his State of the Union speech amid the government shutdown, by postponing at the last minute, her trip to Afghanistan.

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The Shutdown Is Testing Democrats' Promise To Work Across The Aisle

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Freshman Democrats won back control of the House for their party campaigning to break the gridlock in Washington, but the ongoing government shutdown is testing how they can deliver on that promise.

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White House Eyes Funding Sources For Border Wall In Case Trump Declares Emergency

Friday, January 11, 2019

The Army Corps of Engineers has been asked to identify projects that could be canceled or delayed so that funds could be redirected to build a border wall, congressional and Pentagon sources say.

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'Bye-Bye': Trump Walks Out Of White House Meeting With Democrats About Shutdown

Wednesday, January 09, 2019

The president abruptly ended spending talks Wednesday after congressional Democrats rejected his demand for a $5.7 billion border wall. A partial government shutdown stretched into its 19th day.

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Democrats Reject Trump's Wall Argument After Oval Office Address

Tuesday, January 08, 2019

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer spoke at the Capitol Tuesday night. They are in a battle with President Trump over border funding amid a government shutdown.

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Nancy Pelosi Reclaims The Speaker's Gavel

Saturday, January 05, 2019

Nancy Pelosi once again became speaker of the House this week as Democrats took control. She made history as the first female speaker in 2007 and her sharp political skills helped her hold onto power.

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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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Standoff: Trump Wants $5 Billion For Wall, Democrats Offer $1.3B For Border Security

Thursday, January 03, 2019

The federal government remains partially shuttered as the president holds out for money for a wall along the border with Mexico. A new Congress is sworn in on Thursday. What does each side want?

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Partial Government Shutdown Continues With No Solution In Sight

Monday, December 31, 2018

The partial shutdown of the federal government entered its tenth day on Monday with no solution in sight.

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On Day 6 Of Shutdown, Government Remains At Impasse

Thursday, December 27, 2018

The Senate will be in session today, but most lawmakers remain away from Washington, with no signs of progress towards ending a partial government shutdown in its sixth day.

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Trump, Leading Democrats Fault Each Other As Partial Shutdown Heads Into 2019

Thursday, December 27, 2018

Trump has only a few more days to advance any spending agreement with the help of full GOP control in Washington. But a leading House Republican said no votes in that chamber are expected this week.

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Without Funding For Border Security, Trump Refuses To Pass Short Term Spending Bill

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Congress was on the verge of passing a short term bill to avoid a partial shutdown but President Trump said he wouldn't sign anything without border security money.

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Trump Says He Won't Sign Short Term Bill Without Added Border Control Provisions

Thursday, December 20, 2018

The threat of a partial government shutdown increased as President Trump told top House GOP leaders he wouldn't sign a short term bill unless more border security provisions were added.

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House Passes Bill With Money For Trump Wall, Increasing Likelihood Of A Shutdown

Thursday, December 20, 2018

The House bill includes $5.7 billion for border wall funding but is not likely to survive in the Senate. The president has said he won't sign any spending measure without funding for border security.

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Paul Ryan Delivers His Farewell Address To The House Of Representatives

Thursday, December 20, 2018

House Speaker Paul Ryan says goodbye after three years in the top post. He rose to national attention proposing entitlement and tax overhauls, but leaves with a mixed legacy.

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McConnell Announces Plan To Avert Partial Government Shutdown

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Congress appears to be on the verge of avoiding a partial government shutdown. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's plan would delay a fight over border wall funding until February.

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New Spending Proposal Suggests Compromise May Be Reached, Government Shutdown Avoided

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

New talks on Capitol Hill about a government spending proposal signal the White House is backing down from its demand for $5 billion for a border wall as they try to fashion a deal before Friday's deadline

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Trump Threatens Partial Shutdown Over Border Wall Funding

Sunday, December 16, 2018

President Trump wants $5 billion to build a border wall, but Democrats won't agree to more than $1.3 billion in border security. If they don't reach a deal by Friday there will be a partial shutdown.

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Pelosi Cuts Deal With Democrats Who Once Opposed Her Bid For Speaker Of The House

Thursday, December 13, 2018

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi cut a deal with a group of Democrats who opposed her to support her bid for speaker a day after she showed her negotiating prowess at the White House over spending.

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