Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Saturday said the Senate will take up the package in the coming week. | Alex Wong/Getty Images Senate Republicans plan to include $12.7 billion in disaster aid and government funding through the end of the fiscal year in their bill to advance President Donald Trump's immigration proposal. The president's…
Mike Pompeo, a former congressman and ex-CIA director, was confirmed in April 2018 as secretary of State. | Alex Wong/Getty Images Elections His departure would be another blow to the president’s ever-changing Cabinet. By ALEX ISENSTADT 01/20/2019 01:41 PM EST Updated 01/20/2019 03:00 PM EST 2019-01-20T03:00-0500 Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is slated to meet…
The White House's legislative agenda now is at the mercy of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer — as long as they remain united. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images A few days before Washington staggered into what would become the longest shutdown in U.S. history, Chuck Schumer received a request from Donald…
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's pitch could serve as a reminder that she once held conservative positions far outside the current Democratic Party mainstream. | Nati Harnik/AP Photo 2020 Elections The New York senator pitched voters in the first 2020 caucus state on her experience running and winning in upstate New York. By ELENA SCHNEIDER 01/20/2019 06:59…
Rep. Mark Meadows, a three-term North Carolina congressman little known outside the Beltway, has earned an outsize influence on shaping the direction of the Trump administration. | Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo Congress The conservative lawmaker talks to Trump more than the president does with many senior aides, sometimes spending an hour-plus on the phone or speaking…
The opioid epidemic remains the biggest American public health crisis in decades, arguably since the emergence of AIDS. It kills about 130 people a day. | Mark Lennihan/AP Photo Health Care Access and accountability are still huge barriers in the growing treatment industry. By BRIANNA EHLEY and RACHEL ROUBEIN 01/20/2019 07:04 AM EST The Trump…
An employee leaves the state operated U.S. Space & Rocket Center which serves as the visitor center for the nearby NASA Marshall Space Flight Center. No longer is it just smaller federal contractors that are worried about the government shutdown. | David Goldman/AP Government Shutdown The historic length of the political impasse is reverberating at…
"So if we grant citizenship to a BILLION foreigners, maybe we can finally get a full border wall,” tweeted conservative media commentator Ann Coulter. | Rich Polk/Getty Images for Politicon Immigration hardliners on Saturday afternoon blasted President Donald Trump's proposed deal to end the government shutdown, attacking his offer of temporary protection for some undocumented…
Transportation Trades Department's Larry Willis said politicians in Washington are the ones who need to find a way out of the crisis. | Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images The government shutdown is fraying U.S. air travel in ways big and small, not just spawning long security lines at some airports but canceling some pilot training, delaying purchases…
There has been no progress in negotiations between Democrats and Republicans over funding government agencies and ending the partial shutdown despite heightened tensions. | M. Scott Mahaskey/Politico Government Shutdown Despite heightened tensions, there has been no progress in negotiations between Democrats and Republicans over funding government agencies. By REBECCA MORIN 01/19/2019 06:45 AM EST Both…
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