Incoming chairpersons have signaled that Trump will face a barrage of investigations that could bog down a White House already besieged by Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation collusion probe, draining energy from the administration's agenda and foiling Trump's message.
"Agents deployed smoke, pepper spray and CS gas to a position upwind of the rock throwers and south of the border fence", Customs and Border Protection said in a statement on January 1.
The impasse has caused a partial government shutdown that is now in its 13th day. "We're talking about border security", she said.
Rep. Ro Khanna of California and Rep. -elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of NY said they would vote against the rules changes - in the second vote Democrats will take in the majority after ostensibly electing Pelosi as the new speaker - because of the inclusion of a fiscal measure known as "pay as you go", or PAYGO.
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"How many more times can we say no?"
"Our nation is at an historic moment", she said moments after being elected.
He did not take any questions during his brief and one-of-a-kind appearance in the press briefing room, which is not a typical habit of sitting USA presidents. Judd called the wall an absolute necessity for Border Patrols agents. "Thousands of people are rushing the border".
During an exclusive interview with Today's Savannah Guthrie, the House Democratic leader said it's possible that special counsel Robert Mueller could seek an indictment against the sitting president, despite Justice Department guidelines against such action. But how the shutdown will be resolved is unclear.
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President Trump has agreed that on January 1, 2019, he will not increase tariffs on $200 billion worth of product from 10% to 25%. Reuters notes the United States now charges a 27.5 percent tariff on vehicles with a "made in China " label.
Trump says the shutdown will last as long as it takes to get the money for the wall.
Democrats plan to pass legislation to reopen the government this evening in one of their first acts. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen was slated to give the congressional leaders a border security briefing, but was interrupted by Democrats and was unable to deliver the briefing.
On Wednesday, the Smithsonian museums and National Zoo in Washington, DC, closed due to the shutdown. That ensures the shutdown will continue, clouding the first days of the new session.
Mr McConnell said the Senate would not take up any proposal that did not have a real chance of getting Mr Trump's signature.
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She said her former boyfriend Payne had wanted to be a father from 16, and was happy to have a family but "it didn't work out". He claimed that the time post the Royal wedding has been tough for the Markle clan.
Pelosi has faced pressure from some incoming Democrats who have been willing to talk about the possibility of impeachment proceedings against Trump.
Other rules changes included in the package could significantly impact how the House operates. The people of our country want it'.
This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said after Wednesday's meeting he had asked Trump to provide "one good reason" why the shutdown should continue, and that Trump "could not give a good answer". And Democrats also plan to vow lawmakers will get 72 hours to review any legislation before it gets a floor vote. The California Democrat adds, "It's hard to pin the president down on the facts". Another urged Americans watching to press their members of Congress to support a border barrier.
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For one thing, China is not keen to upend its entire government-centered development strategy simply to please Trump. Just take them to McDonald's and go back to the negotiating table, '" Trump said at a 2015 rally.
Ms. Pelosi herself faced opposition from both left and right in her caucus but, in the end, no serious challenger emerged. "For them, strictly politics!" She did so from 2007 to 2011.
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