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U.S. government shutdown looms as lawmakers seek last-minute compromise

U.S. government shutdown looms as lawmakers seek last-minute compromiseTrump said the impending shutdown of key parts of the federal government could last “a very long time,” and he sought to blame Democrats. “President Trump has thrown a temper tantrum and now has us careening towards a ‘Trump shutdown’ over Christmas,” Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said on the Senate floor.



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U.S. government shutdown looms as lawmakers seek last-minute compromise

U.S. government shutdown looms as lawmakers seek last-minute compromisePresident Donald Trump said on Friday there was a good chance the Senate would not approve his demand for $ 5 billion towards funding his long-demanded border wall and that there probably would be a partial U.S. government shutdown at midnight. Lawmakers scrambled to find an 11th-hour solution to avert the potential shutdown, meeting with Vice President Mike Pence and senior White House officials. Negotiators in the Senate were discussing legislation that would include $ 1.6 billion in border security money and retaining assistance for areas hit by natural disasters that was added by the House of Representatives, according to a Republican Senate aide.



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Trump demands wall funding as threat of U.S. government shutdown looms

Trump demands wall funding as threat of U.S. government shutdown loomsRepublicans in the House of Representatives scrambled to amend a Senate-passed bill to appease Trump after he said he would not sign the legislation, clearing the measure for debate. A subsequent vote was possible later on Thursday but it was unclear whether Republicans would be able to pass what Trump wants. Any measure that funds the government must include border security,” Trump said at a White House event.



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Trump demands wall funding as threat of U.S. government shutdown looms

Trump demands wall funding as threat of U.S. government shutdown loomsRepublicans in the House of Representatives scrambled to amend a Senate-passed bill to appease Trump after he said he would not sign the legislation, clearing the measure for debate. A subsequent vote was possible later on Thursday but it was unclear whether Republicans would be able to pass what Trump wants. Any measure that funds the government must include border security,” Trump said at a White House event.



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U.S. government shutdown looms as House passes wall funds for Trump

U.S. government shutdown looms as House passes wall funds for TrumpThe bill must return to the Senate, where it is unlikely to find the Democratic votes needed to pass it.



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As a gov't shutdown looms, here's a look at the border wall

As a gov't shutdown looms, here's a look at the border wallWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Democratic lawmakers are in a standoff over funding the government, and the main sticking point is Trump's demand for $ 5 billion to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.



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As sentencing looms, Flynn is upbeat, has adoring fans

As sentencing looms, Flynn is upbeat, has adoring fansPROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Days away from being sentenced in the Russia probe, former national security adviser Michael Flynn is not exactly hiding his face in shame.



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As sentencing looms, Flynn is upbeat, has adoring fans

As sentencing looms, Flynn is upbeat, has adoring fansPROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Days away from being sentenced in the Russia probe, former national security adviser Michael Flynn is not exactly hiding his face in shame.



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Trump chief of staff announcement looms as Nick Ayers declines role

Trump chief of staff announcement looms as Nick Ayers declines rolePresident Trump expected to announce John Kelly's replacement soon after telling reporters the chief of staff is leaving the role.



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The Latest: Inmate moved to death watch as execution looms

The Latest: Inmate moved to death watch as execution loomsNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on Thursday's scheduled execution of a Tennessee inmate (all times local):



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