WASHINGTON— The government shutdown is set to sow more disruption and political peril Monday after the Senate inched closer but ultimately fell short of an agreement that would have reopened federal agencies before the beginning of the workweek. Under the proposal taking shape, Democratic would agree to a three-week spending measure— until Feb. 8— in return...
As the Senate appears to inch closer to an agreement to end a shutdown, the White House says President Donald Trump won't budge on his demand that Democrats vote to reopen the government before negotiating on immigration policy. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders accuses Democrats of trying to distract from Trump's first-year accomplishments...
Jan 19- A partial U.S. government shutdown is just hours away as President Donald Trump and the Republican-run Congress struggle to find a solution. The House of Representatives approved a measure Thursday to extend funding through Feb. 16, but with several Republicans wavering and numerous Democrats opposed, the bill appeared on the verge of collapse in the...
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...
The US Senate has advanced a bill to renew the NSA's warrantless internet surveillance program.
The legislation passed 256-164 and split along party lines.
President Donald Trump said on Monday the United States has "foolishly" handed Pakistan more than $33 billion in aid over the last 15 years while getting nothing in return, and pledged to put a stop to it. The United States has foolishly given Pakistan more than 33 billion dollars in aid over the last 15 years, and they have given us nothing but lies& deceit, thinking of...
CNBC's Ylan Mui reports Sen. Rand Paul will vote no on the government spending bill in fear of driving up the government deficit.
CNBC's Ylan Mui reports on comments from Sen. Rand Paul about the GOP tax reform bill.
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., said he "cannot in good conscience vote to add more to the already massive $20 trillion debt."
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.