Mitch McConnell

In a first, Congress overrides Trump veto of NDAA

In an extraordinary New Year’s Day session, the Republican-controlled Senate easily turned aside the veto, dismissing Trump’s objections to the $740…

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FILE - In this Wednesday, July 24, 2019, file photo, Rep. John Ratcliffe, R-Texas., questions former special counsel Robert Mueller as he testifies before the House Intelligence Committee hearing on his report on Russian election interference, on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump says John Ratcliffe, his pick for national intelligence director, to stay in Congress, cites unfair media coverage. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Trump pick for national intelligence director is withdrawing

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Donald Trump, Patrick Shanahan, John Sullivan

After criticism, Trump pushes out Mattis sooner than planned

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Kevin McCarthy

Federal shutdown begins after lawmakers fail to reach deal

A partial federal shutdown is taking hold after Democrats refused to meet President Donald Trump’s demands for $5 billion for his cherished Mexican border wall

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Mitch McConnell

Senate clears Feb. 8 continuing resolution, sends to the House

The Senate cleared the first hurdle in preventing a partial government shutdown on Dec. 21.

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Donald Trump, Angela Merkel

Congress seeks 2-week extension to avert government shutdown

Congressional leaders introduced a two-week funding bill Monday to avert a partial government shutdown over President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall with Mexico

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