Government Shutdown

(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
July 31, 2019 - 2:09 am
The Trump-supported legislation backed by the Democratic speaker would also stave off a government shutdown and protect budget gains for both the Pentagon and popular domestic programs.
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July 23, 2019 - 2:49 am
President Donald Trump and congressional leaders announced Monday a critical debt and budget agreement that's an against-the-odds victory for Washington pragmatists seeking to avoid political and economic tumult over the possibility of a government shutdown or first-ever federal default.
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February 14, 2019 - 3:31 pm
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says President Donald Trump has indicated he's prepared to sign the government funding bill and issue a national emergency on the border.
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Mick Mulvaney, acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), and Director of the Office of Management,
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February 10, 2019 - 12:19 pm
As negotiations over a border security hit a snag, the White House on Sunday would not rule out another federal government shutdown even as it signaled a willingness to obtain funding for President Donald Trump's proposed wall by other means.
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Sen. Bob Casey, D-PA, speaks during the 2016 Democratic National Convention at Wells Fargo Arena. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY NETWORK
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Lynne Hayes-Freeland
February 04, 2019 - 5:39 pm
A local TSA officer will be Senator Bob Casey's guest for the President's State of the Union Address.
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February 01, 2019 - 3:28 pm
National park visitors cut new trails in sensitive soil.
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 U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at the White House in Washington D.C., the United States, on Jan. 25, 2019
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January 27, 2019 - 2:12 pm
President Donald Trump is prepared to shut down the government again or declare a national emergency if Congress won't give him the border wall money he wants, the White House said Sunday.
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photo visitors to Great Smoky Mountain National Park drive
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January 27, 2019 - 11:38 am
Park rangers were once again greeting visitors at some national parks across the United States and flight operations at major airports were returning to normal, one day after a partial government shutdown came to an end.
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President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House, Friday, Jan 25, 2019, in Washington.
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January 26, 2019 - 9:14 am
President Donald Trump has signed a bill to reopen the government for three weeks
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January 25, 2019 - 3:51 pm
Pennsylvania’s Senators are responding after President Trump announced he will sign legislation to reopen the government for three weeks.
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