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An escalating cycle of one-upmanship risks leaving the two most powerful political leaders looking oblivious as 800,000 government workers lament empty wallets
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 07:54:41 GMT
Pelosi claims Afghanistan trip cancelled over security risks
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 15:18:42 GMT
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office says she was forced to nix her Afghanistan trip after after President Donald Trump barred her from using a military aircraft and she was told by the State Department diplomatic security that it was too dangerous to fly there commercially.
Ocasio-Cortez targets Trump in her first House speech
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 13:54:00 GMT
In her first House floor speech, Rep. Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) says that the government shutdown is an "erosion of American democracy."
Polls agree: Americans don't like shutdown and they blame Trump
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 11:22:51 GMT
As the partial government shutdown nears the one-month mark, there have been a number of public opinion polls examining how the public feels about the shutdown, which was sparked by a funding standoff over President Donald Trump's proposal for a new wall along the border with Mexico.