Tag: shutdown

12
Feb

Washington braces for Trump to weigh in on shutdown deal

(CNN)It’s not just Mexico that isn’t paying for the wall — Congress isn’t either, apparently. But President Donald Trump isn’t ready to break it to his supporters just yet.Rather than selling a potential breakthrough, reached on Capitol Hill to stave off a new partial government shutdown, Trump revived the molten rhetoric on immigration that helped…

12
Feb

Hannity questions ‘garbage compromise’ as lawmakers seek to avoid shutdown

New York (CNN Business)A version of this article first appeared in the “Reliable Sources” newsletter. You can sign up for free right here.Before President Trump’s rally in El Paso, TX — his first such gathering of the year — on Monday night, CNN’s Betsy Klein spoke with a source about what to expect at the…

27
Jan

The numbers show Trump lost the shutdown and Pelosi won

(CNN)First things first: The theme song of the week is The Tonight Show theme song by Rickey Minor.Poll of the week: An ABC News/Washington Post poll finds that only 37% of Americans approve of the job President Donald Trump is doing. A significantly higher 58% disapprove. This makes for a net approval rating of -21…

27
Jan

Furloughed workers: We support the shutdown – CNN Video

Federal law enforcement officers Charles and Jill Gilbert, who did not receive paychecks during the government shutdown, say they support President Trump’s efforts to fund his border wall.

23
Jan

With votes scheduled, Washington gropes for way out of shutdown

Washington (CNN)It may look like a typical Washington farce, but a pair of Senate show votes this week might just be the first, tentative step on a long road out of the longest government shutdown in history.The White House, the Democratic House and the Republican Senate are about to stage a theatrical effort to make…

21
Jan

Avlon: Longest and dumbest government shutdown – CNN Video

CNN’s John Avlon examines Trump’s border proposal, which offers temporary protections for some immigrants brought to the country illegally as children in exchange for funding for a border wall.

21
Jan

GOP lawmaker: This is an idiotic shutdown – CNN Video

Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) tells CNN’s Ana Cabrera he likes President Trump’s offer to Democrats in exchange for border wall funding, but thinks that his colleagues in Congress need “to be adults.”

13
Jan

Warner: ‘History will show’ Trump botched shutdown talks

Washington (CNN)Virginia Democratic Sen. Mark Warner predicted Sunday that observers will eventually believe President Donald Trump mishandled the standoff that has created the ongoing government shutdown. “I think history will show that Donald Trump, the supposed great dealmaker — and I’m working on a piece on this — that business schools and management consultants will…

7
Jan

Trump to visit border amid shutdown, wall fight

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump aims to seize the power of the bully pulpit in the ongoing government shutdown debate stalemated over border wall funding by delivering a prime-time address Tuesday.The President tweeted he will “address the nation” Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET “on the Humanitarian and National Security crisis on our Southern border,” two days…

23
Dec

Who is affected by a shutdown? – CNN Video

CNN’s Tom Foreman breaks down who is affected by a federal government partial shutdown.