Federal budget

AP
November 12, 2019 - 7:54 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Impeachment hearings for President Donald Trump come at the very time that Capitol Hill usually tends to its mound of unfinished business. The hearings and the possibility of impeachment and a trial create yet another layer of complications for senior lawmakers pressing for an...
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July 22, 2019 - 7:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and congressional leaders announced late Monday they had struck a critical debt and budget agreement. The deal amounts to an against-the-odds victory for Washington pragmatists seeking to avoid politically dangerous tumult over the possibility of a...
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Imagn
January 24, 2019 - 6:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump will not accept a short-term deal to reopen the government unless it includes "a large down payment" for his promised border wall. The statement from White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Thursday came as Senate Republican...
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December 19, 2018 - 6:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump appeared to back off his demand for $5 billion to build a border wall, signaling for the first time that he might be open to a deal that would avoid a partial government shutdown. The White House set the tone Tuesday when press secretary Sarah Huckabee...
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February 07, 2018 - 1:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate's top leaders announced Wednesday they have sealed agreement on a two-year budget pact that would shower both the Pentagon and domestic programs with almost $300 billion above existing limits, giving wins to both GOP defense hawks and Democrats seeking billions for...
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