Government Shutdown News
The Government Shutdown Explained (Like You're an Idiot)
So, it's happened. Congress could not agree on a budget and the U.S. federal government has shut down all non-essential services. Hundreds of thousands of government workers have been furloughed without knowing when they will return to work. Oh my God! Oh
Trump's legislative agenda slows to crawl in Congress
President Donald Trump's legislative agenda has slowed to a crawl in Congress
Senate passes government funding bill, now heads to President Trump
The Senate has passed the $1 trillion spending bill that would keep the government running until September, with a vote of 79-18. The House passed the bill Wednesday by a 309-118 margin, with four members abstaining. The omnibus spending bill will now head to the president’s desk. Last Friday,
The Note: Trump’s legislative blues
NOTABLES --TRUMP UPSET DEMOCRATS MADE HIM LOOK BAD IN SPENDING DEAL: Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney defended President Trump's tweets Tuesday morning calling for a "good shutdown" in September and said the president was "frustrated" by Democrats claiming victory over the
Trump lobbies hard for GOP health care bill
ABC News' Jon Karl reports on Trump's outreach to Republican lawmakers on health care legislation and reaction to Trump's tweet calling for a "good shutdown" of the government in September.
Trump calls for a government shutdown over the budget
The Trump administration's second attempt at passing its proposed health care plan is one vote away from failing over the key issue of covering pre-existing conditions.
Sen. Lankford comments on Trump's shutdown threat
ABC News' Ali Rogin interviews Sen. Lankford on President Trump's shutdown threat.
Trump calls for government shutdown later this year
ABC News' Amna Nawaz, Rick Klein and Karen Travers break down the White House press briefing and discuss a possible government shutdown.
Trump upset Democrats made him look bad in spending deal
Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney defended President Trump's tweets this morning calling for a "good shutdown" in September and said the president was "frustrated" by Democrats claiming victory over the government funding bill. “What you heard the president express this morning
The Note: Who the president saves his praises for
NOTABLES --ANALYSIS -- ABC’s RICK KLEIN: The man likes his strongmen. From Vladimir Putin to Xi Jinping, to the heads of Turkey, Egypt, Thailand and now the Philippines , President Trump has broken with bipartisan tradition to offer praise and even a smattering of White House invites to a rogues’