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  • PALM BEACH, Fla., Feb 16- President Donald Trump received an update on trade talks with China on Saturday at his Florida retreat after discussions in Beijing saw progress ahead of a March 1 deadline for reaching a deal. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney and trade expert Peter Navarro,...

  • "Ambassador Lighthizer, Secretary Ross, Mick Mulvaney, and Peter Navarro will join the President in person at Mar-a-Lago and Secretary Mnuchin, Pat Cipilone, Larry Kudlow, Kevin Hassett, Derek Lyons and Clete Willems will join by phone," Sanders said.

  • Gavin Newsom speaks during election night event on November 6, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. 

    California Gov. Gavin Newsom blasted President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency Friday and accused him of forgetting about the "real emergency" needs of survivors of last year's disastrous Camp Fire.

  • Sen. Richard Shelby (R-AL) speaks with reporters ahead of the weekly policy luncheons on Capitol Hill in Washington, July 24, 2018.

    Lawmakers' talks on border security issues to avert another U.S. government shutdown have broken down over immigration detention policies.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 5- President Donald Trump on Tuesday was set to deliver a State of the Union speech challenging Democrats to approve funding for his long-sought border wall but stopping short of declaring a national emergency over it, at least for now. At 9 p.m. EST before a joint session of Congress, Trump likely will stir contention with remarks on immigration...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 5- President Donald Trump on Tuesday was set to deliver a State of the Union speech challenging Democrats to approve funding for his long-sought border wall, but stopping short of declaring a national emergency over it, at least for now. At 9 p.m. EST before a joint session of Congress, Trump likely will stir contention with remarks on immigration...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 5- President Donald Trump on Tuesday was set to deliver a State of the Union speech challenging Democrats to approve funding for his long-sought border wall, but stopping short of declaring a national emergency over it, at least for now. At 9 p.m. EST before a joint session of Congress, Trump likely will stir contention with remarks on immigration...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 5- President Donald Trump on Tuesday was set to deliver a State of the Union speech challenging Democrats to approve funding for his long-sought border wall, but stopping short of declaring a national emergency over it, at least for now. At 9 p.m. before a joint session of Congress, Trump will likely stir contention with remarks on immigration...

  • Speaker of the House Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) holds the gavel during the first session of the 116th Congress at the U.S. Capitol January 3, 2019 in Washington, DC. Under the cloud of a partial federal government shutdown, Pelosi will reclaim her former title as Speaker of the House and her fellow Democrats will take control of the House of Representatives for the second time in eight years.

    With the gavel and majority support on her side, Pelosi drew her line against President Trump's insistence on funding a border wall – and won, says CNBC's John Harwood.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 27- As the U.S. government moved to reopen after a 35- day partial shutdown, some lawmakers on Sunday criticized using the closure of federal agencies as a tool in policy disputes, which President Donald Trump has threatened to do again. "Shutdowns are not good leverage in any negotiation," Republican Senator Marco Rubio said on NBC's "Meet the Press,"...

  • Protesters hold signs during a protest rally by government workers and concerned citizens against the government shutdown on Friday, January 11, 2019 at Post Office Square near the Federal building, headquarters for the EPA and IRS in Boston.

    Government jobs have been considered stable, but the notion is crumbling as 800,000 people are set to miss another paycheck.

  • President Donald Trump speaks at a press conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, on January 4, 2019.

    Still, it's not clear whether the administration will move forward to publicly announce a new plan of its own, or wait for Democrats in Congress to bring their own infrastructure proposal out first.

  • Congresswoman Maxine Waters speaking at the CNBC Capital Exchange event in Washington, D.C. on July 25th, 2018. 

    In addition to the threat against big banks, Waters said credit reporting agencies also would be scrutinized in the wake of the Equifax hacking scandal.

  • Led by new Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Democrats passed a bill in the House of Representatives last week to reopen the government without wall funding. "This is a very important battle to win from the standpoint of safety, number one, defining our country and who we are," Trump told reporters at the White House before leaving for a short trip to the Camp David presidential...

  • Led by new Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Democrats passed a bill in the House of Representatives last week to reopen the government without wall funding. "This is a very important battle to win from the standpoint of safety, number one, defining our country and who we are," Trump told reporters at the White House before leaving for a short trip to the Camp David presidential...

  • Led by new Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Democrats passed a bill in the House of Representatives last week to reopen the government without wall funding. "This is a very important battle to win from the standpoint of safety, number one, defining our country and who we are," Trump told reporters at the White House before leaving for a short trip to the Camp David presidential...

  • Democrats, led by new Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi, consider the wall to be immoral and have declined to approve the $5.6 billion Trump wants to make good on the signature promise of his 2016 presidential campaign. The debate was a "very important battle to win from the standpoint of safety, number one, defining our country and who we are,"...

  • President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was in no hurry to find permanent replacements. "I am in no hurry," Trump told reporters as he departed for Camp David, the U.S. presidential retreat, for meetings on the partial government shutdown. There are 24 Cabinet-level positions and six are currently filled by individuals who are serving in an acting capacity after...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 6- Showing signs of compromise, the White House signaled on Sunday that talks to reopen the federal government could produce a deal in which President Donald Trump moves away from his demand that a proposed barrier along the southern border be a concrete wall. Trump, speaking to reporters outside the White House on Sunday, repeated his threat that...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 5- U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Democrats would pass new legislation to try to reopen parts of the government next week after talks between the Trump administration and Democratic negotiators on Saturday failed to end a two-week partial government shutdown. President Donald Trump is demanding $5.6 billion to build a wall along the U.S....