Graham said he will not support a temporary funding bill passed by the House when the Senate takes it up Friday.
Republicans and Democrats in Congress and the White House traded blame for the possible shutdown just hours before the midnight deadline. And Trump phoned the New York lawmaker to invite him to the White House to try to reach some sort of accord. As news of the Schumer meeting spread, the White House sought to reassure Republican congressional leaders that...
WASHINGTON, Jan 18- U.S. House Republicans said late on Thursday they had made progress toward passing a short-term extension of government funding to avert a politically embarrassing shutdown, after a day of tough negotiations and confusion when President Donald Trump offered mixed signals on the stopgap plan. The White House later said the president fully...
"CHIP should be part of a long term solution, not a 30 Day, or short term, extension!" the president tweets.
The White House said it supports a short term funding extension, though it would prefer a long-term solution.
*Tech shares lead Wall St higher but Goldman, Bank of America lag. NEW YORK, Jan 17- World shares advanced on Wednesday to touch a record as Wall Street rallied on a rebound in technology shares while economic reports supported the dollar and optimism over global growth. U.S. corporate earnings are expected to be solid, with growth for the quarter forecast at 12.2...
"I'm looking for something that President Trump supports. And he's not yet indicated what measure he's willing to sign," McConnell said.
The front end of the curve is responding to the Feds insistence on continuing to hike rates while the longer end of the curve is responding to a more benign global inflation environment, "said Ian Lyngen, head of U.S. rates strategy at BMO Capital Markets in New York. As the continuing resolution, or stopgap funding bill, is due to expire Friday, investors will be...
*Tech shares lead Wall St higher but Goldman, Bank of America lag. NEW YORK, Jan 17- World shares inched higher on Wednesday as a rebound in technology shares lifted Wall Street, while the dollar relinquished early gains to trade lower after a report suggested a deal to prevent a U.S. government shutdown could be at risk. U.S. corporate earnings are expected to be solid,...
Sanders said the White House seeks two-year spending legislation but would prefer a stopgap measure to a government shutdown.
Jake Novak breaks down why Trump won't suffer any lasting damage from the Stormy Daniels sex scandal.
The idea that government shutdowns are poison at the ballot box is historically inaccurate, says Jake Novak.
Merkel's future as Germany's chancellor is at risk if the ballot goes against her.
Being jailed during the Obama administration is "probably a badge of honor," Don Blankenship says.
An estimated 71.6 million people watched the final debate between White House contenders Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on TV on Wednesday.
Clinton and Trump agree on this issue, but they're both wrong about how to fix the problem, says Pinar Çebi Wilber.
There isn't a "chorus" behind Donald Trump's debate performance, experts told CNBC.