In a court filing, Roger Stone said his post about Judge Amy Berman Jackson was "improper."
Democrats signaled a protracted fight — both on Capitol Hill and in the court system — to challenge Trump's national emergency declaration.
Trump's national emergency declaration, criticized by Democrats and Republicans when he threatened it, could bring swift legal and legislative challenges.
Lawmakers and President Donald Trump have until midnight Friday to fund nine departments and prevent the second partial closure since December.
Trump plans to sign a spending bill and declare a national emergency to try to build his proposed border wall.
Amazon said it does not have plans to reopen the search for a replacement location.
Barring a sudden change, Trump is expected sign the spending legislation into law and prevent the second partial shutdown since December.
Congress is rushing to finalize legislation to avoid a government shutdown, but President Donald Trump has not yet committed to signing it.
President Trump has reservations about a tentative government funding deal that needs his support to pass.
A congressional source told CNBC it would put about $1.4 billion toward physical barriers, but not a wall.