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Capitol Report: Trump rips ‘ridiculous standard’ of first 100 days | Border wall funding could provoke spending showdown

Trump rips the ‘ridiculous standard’ of first 100 days; funding for Trump’s proposed border wall could provoke a spending showdown; Trump adviser Cohn warms to idea of eliminating state and local tax deductions; and more......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 21st, 2017

Capitol Report: Trump may cut Coast Guard funding to pay for border wall | Business leaders, Trump to talk infrastructure

President Trump may cut Coast Guard funding to pay for the proposed border wall; business leaders and Trump to talk infrastructure; Vice President Pence gets a positive rating in a new poll; and more......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 8th, 2017

Threat of Government Shutdown Fades as Trump Retreats on Wall

Lawmakers are negotiating a spending bill that would supply no money for a border wall but would increase funding for the military and other border security measures......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytApr 26th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Health-care payments remain in question as spending-bill deadline nears

With President Donald Trump now willing to wait on money to fund a border wall, lawmakers on Capitol Hill edged closer Tuesday to a deal to prevent a government shutdown but were still slogging through a raft of unresolved issues......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 25th, 2017

Capitol Report: Shutdown looms as Trump fights Democrats over border wall | Trump to unveil tax-plan ‘principles’

Trump and Democrats spar over border wall as shutdown looms; Trump to unveil tax-plan ‘principles’; Hensarling’s Dodd-Frank replacement plan to get hearing; and more......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 24th, 2017

U.S. Congress Returns as Trump Pressures Democrats Ahead of Funding Deadline

Congress returns to work on Monday as President Donald Trump leans on Democrats to include funding for his promised border wall with Mexico in spending legislation......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 24th, 2017

Trump Threatens Obamacare Funding for Border Wall Deal, As Government Shutdown Looms

Trump wants the money included in spending legislation that Congress must pass by Friday to keep the federal government operating through Sept. 30......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 23rd, 2017

Shutdown feared if Trump spending plans hit wall

Attempt to raise defence and border funding exposes Congress divisions.....»»

Category: topSource: ftMar 30th, 2017

Capitol Report: Trump to ask Congress for initial $4 billion for border wall

President Donald Trump will ask Congress for just over $4 billion to start building a wall on the U.S. border with Mexico in a pair of budget requests to be submitted on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 16th, 2017

Democrats warn the GOP against funding Trump"s border wall in a catchall spending bill

Associated Press/J. Scott ApplewhiteWASHINGTON (AP) — Top Sena.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 13th, 2017

Capitol Report: Trump didn’t demand Mexico pay for border wall in speech to Congress

President Donald Trump reiterates his campaign pledge to begin construction of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border in his speech to Congress on Tuesday night, but notably did not demand Mexico pay for it......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 1st, 2017

Capitol Report: Trump says Mexico will pay U.S. back for border wall

President-elect Donald Trump said Friday morning that Mexico would pay the U.S. back for a border wall, following reports he may ask Congress for U.S. tax dollars to pay for it......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 6th, 2017

Donald Trump"s 100 days of u-turns, bombs and cake

Trump hasn't commenced the wall along the US-Mexican border, his signature campaign pledge.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 28th, 2017

Trump Calls Schumer"s Bluff: "If There"s A Shutdown, There"s A Shutdown... Democrats Would Be To Blame"

With Democrats seemingly unsatisfied with Republicans dropping border wall funding and adjusting on Obamacare-related items, it appears President Trump is calling Schumer's and Pelosi&#.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 27th, 2017

Capitol Report: Pelosi cites progress on Obamacare funding—laying groundwork to avoid government shutdown

House Speaker Paul Ryan on Wednesday rejected a demand from Democrats to include funding for a set of Affordable Care Act payments in a must-pass spending bill to keep the government open......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 26th, 2017

POLL: Trump"s border-wall funding is voters" lowest priority in the government-shutdown fight

A new Morning Consult/Politico poll released Wednesday shows that funding the border wall is the lowest priority for American voters in the upcoming government shutdown fight. President Donald Trump has said that his proposed&nbs.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 26th, 2017

Law: Trump blinks on border wall, inspiring offbeat ideas for funding

President Donald Trump backed down on his demand that the federal government allocate money to fund a border wall by Friday to avoid a government shutdown, according to the Washington Post. Instead, Trump said he'll wait until the fall to hammer out t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 26th, 2017

Democrats Have More Demands After Trump Retreats on Wall

Democrats want the spending bill to keep government open to include a funding guarantee for Obamacare subsidies, and no policy riders......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 26th, 2017

Rush Limbaugh says he is "very, very troubled" to see Trump possibly caving on the border wall

REUTERS/Yuri GripasConservative radio host Rush Limbaugh said Tuesday on his show that he's "very, very troubled" to see President Donald Trump appearing to back down from initial demands for funding the proposed wall along the US-Mexico .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 25th, 2017

Capitol Report: What Trump promised vs. what he accomplished in his first 100 days

By his own standards, President Donald Trump’s 100-day agenda is a mixed bag, with a few pledges fulfilled but many unfinished or even abandoned......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 25th, 2017

Government Shutdown Averted? Trump Punts On Border Wall, Will Wait Until September

In what may the flip-flop that resonates the most among his core voter base, Trump said that contrary to recent reports that the White House demands funding.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 24th, 2017