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Six years ago, the last time Dayton worked with a full Republican majority, a budget stalemate led to a three-week partial government shutdown. This year, the regular session ended with Gazelka lavishing praise on the DFL governor. The most recent ...
"It's unclear whether state employees would have continued employment after a government shutdown," said Fleichauer.
He's the hero D.C. deserves, but not the one it needs right now. Photo: Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call,Inc. On the day John Boehner shocked Washington by announcing his plan to resign as House speaker in October 2015, this was how New York's Jonathan ...
Axios reported Sunday that White House chief of staff Reince Priebus called Boehner as Trump considered vetoing the $1 trillion bill to prevent a partial government shutdown. Boehner served as speaker of the House during the last government shutdown in ...
In advance of the unveiling next week of President Trump's fiscal 2018 budget, House Democrats warned on Thursday they were prepared to go to the mat if ...
In advance of the unveiling next week of President Trump's fiscal 2018 budget, House Democrats warned on Thursday that they were prepared to go to the mat if necessary to prevent an increase in defense spending at the expense of domestic programs.
House Democratic leaders are warning Republicans that President Trump's 2018 budget is a recipe for a government shutdown. Trump has yet to unveil his finalized budget blueprint for next year, but an initial outline released in March - dubbed a ...
Jim Justice's office sent a memo to cabinet secretaries telling them to have a plan in place in the event of a government shutdown. The memo is causing stress not only for state lawmakers but also for state employees and their families. Members of ...
During questioning, Kaine asked Rogers if there would be any circumstance under which Cybercom's mission would be benefited by a shutdown of the government, to which Rogers responded, "No." "The number one issue that my workforce often raises with ...
He dispatched budget director Mick Mulvaney to the White House press briefing yesterday to highlight achievements and try to trip up the Democrats on their victory lap.
POOR Donald J.Trump, writes Bill Bonner, currently in Gualfin, Argentina, for his Diary of a Rogue Economist. It doesn't seem to matter what he says; the press is all over him.
A coroner says a 16-year-old South Carolina high school student who collapsed and died in a classroom had heart problems caused by drinking too much caffeine.
If no resolution can be reached in a special session, the outcome could be a partial government shutdown. The last time that happened was in 2011.
Democrats seized on Trump's comments to fire back at the president, saying there is no such thing as a "good government shutdown". That current deal, which has yet to be voted on and funds the government through September, simply set Republicans and ...
Two weeks was apparently not enough for Governor Mark Dayton and the Republicans controlling the Minnesota legislature to work out a budget agreement.
Senate rules require 60 votes to break a filibuster - a tool Democrats have shown in the past they're willing to employ (most notably during the Neil Gorsuch Supreme Court fight), and which they would likely use again to prevent passage of Trump's ...
Nebraska lawmakers have passed an $8.9 billion, two-year state budget after a showdown over state spending and tax collections. The budget would increase ...
President Trump's ouster of FBI Director James Comey could have big economic implications. We'll explore the obstacles the firing could have on budget ...
State senators opposed to the just-approved $8.9 billion state budget reject notions they toyed with a state government shut down.
Mike Gallagher discusses health care, government shutdown, foreign affairs. by FOX 11 News. U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher, R-8th District, speaks May 9, 2017, on Good Day Wisconsin.
But in reality, the compromise may well have just kicked the can down the road until September, when both sides may be spoiling for a fight amid the specter of a government shutdown. The spending bill didn't give President Trump or congressional ...
Just as occurred repeatedly during the Obama administration, Congress and the White House are days from a government shutdown, engaged in familiar partisan brinkmanship that demonstrates how little has really changed in the capital under President ...
President Donald Trump Tuesday appeared to call for a government shutdown later this year, probably in September, in response to a bipartisan funding deal that was expected to be voted on and set to be passed by Congress by the end of this week.
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Mick Mulvaney doubled down on Donald Trump's assertion that "Our country needs a good 'shutdown' in September," telling CBS News' John Dickerson that a "good shutdown" would help "drain the swamp" ...
White House budget director Mick Mulvaney on Sunday explained what a "good shutdown" of the federal government might look like, after President Donald Trump suggested on twitter that a "good shutdown" could fix some of the government's problems.
Democrats won't fund a border wall and threaten a "government shutdown" if included in the budget under consideration. Without President Donald Trump ...
WASHINGTON, May 5 (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Friday signed a $1.2 trillion spending bill approved by Congress, averting a government shutdown that would have begun at midnight. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders, ...
President Donald Trump on Friday signed the omnibus spending bill to fund the government through Sept. 30, a White House spokeswoman said.
(Washington) -- Unlike President Trump, Iowa Senator Joni Ernst is not as eager for a federal government shutdown this fall.
To the Limit Seven months into the government's fiscal year, Congress has finally reached an agreement to fund its activities.
The use of a government shutdown is always blamed on the Republicans, even if it's the Democrats who cause it. What the GOP does not understand is that all eyes are on Washington D.C.
The 309-118 vote sends the bill to the Senate in time for them to act to avert a government shutdown at midnight Friday. the White House has said Trump would sign the measure, which is the first major legislation to pass in Trump's short, turbulent ...
The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 suspended the debt ceiling through March of this year. In mid-March the debt ceiling was raised to the current level.
It's the deal that kept the government open and avoided a total shutdown of the government. Some Republicans think they agreed to a little too much, though.
It's a big and sudden relief that the U.S. Congress has a plan this week to avoid another government shutdown. A little stability is good for the federal government, upon whom so many millions of Americans depend for Social Security checks, health ...
... is a sour and shameful note to kick off negotiations" for the coming year, said Senator Patrick Leahy, Democrat of Vermont. "I hope the president does not seriously wish to have the consequences of a government shutdown resting squarely on his ...
Sen. Lindsey Graham is mad as hell about the spending deal struck by congressional leaders. And while he initially said in an interview that he was willing to hold up the government funding bill past the Friday deadline to be heard, he later told ...
White House budget director Mick Mulvaney has warned that a government shutdown in September may be "inevitable" if Democrats don't "behave better.
And, for Republicans, the shadow of Newt Gingrich still haunts them; the then Speaker's decision to force a government shutdown showdown with then President Bill Clinton in late 1995 and early 1996 turned disastrous and led to Clinton's sweeping 1996 ...
1. U.S. government shutdown averted: Lawmakers reached an agreement on a key spending bill late Sunday, avoiding the possibility of a government shutdown. If approved by the House and Senate the bill would fund the government through the end of ...
As of this writing, there were threats of a 'government shutdown' at midnight Saturday, April 29 because of federal budget disagreements.
Almost everyone agrees that it's a bad idea to shut down the federal government. The last shutdown, which lasted from Oct. 1 to Oct. 16, stopped all but "excepted" programs and personnel from working and created a whirlwind of uncertainty across the ...
On Wednesday, congressional leaders introduced a stop-gap measure to prevent the U.S. government shutdown that would have begun after April 28, when the previous Continuing Resolution was set to expire.
WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork/CBS News/AP) - Republican and Democratic negotiators on Capitol Hill struck a deal Sunday night over funding the government through September and averting a shutdown, three congressional aides confirmed to CBS News.
A government shutdown was avoided Friday when President Trump signed a short-term funding bill to keep the government running through next week.
WASHINGTON - Congress took the easy way out to keep the government open on the eve of Donald Trump's 100th day in office, passing a weeklong stop-gap spending bill Friday that amounted to more of a defeat for the president than a victory.
It also spares the president from a government shutdown on his 100th day in office. Trump began the 99th day of his presidency by signing his 32nd executive order.
Both the Trump administration and prominent members of Congress have said that they would like to avoid such a disruptive and unpopular impasse.
The president's twitter account is cooling off - and losing its impact; US pushes for more sanctions; a temporary spending bill will keep the federal government open through next week; and more headlines for your drive home Friday, April 28, 2017.
Congress hopes to avoid a government shutdown by swiftly approving a stopgap spending bill to allow negotiations to continue for another week on a longer-term funding deal.






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