Top Republicans oppose border 'emergency' as shutdown drags on

World / Politics Jan 14, 2019

Top Republicans oppose border 'emergency' as shutdown drags on

Top Republican lawmakers on Sunday warned against Donald Trump declaring a national emergency to secure funds for a border wall, signaling doubts within the president's party as a government shutdown was set to enter a fourth workweek. Sen. Ron Johnson, chairman of the Homeland Security ...

On Capitol Hill, no give and take

World / Politics Jan 3, 2019

On Capitol Hill, no give and take

Washington faced a new era of divided government Thursday with Democrats set to take control of the House of Representatives, aiming to serve as a check on U.S. President Donald Trump's presidency — at least until the 2020 election. Just a day earlier, Trump and ...