WH Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah told CNN's Wolf Blitzer Monday afternoon that Senate Democrats "blinked" on the government shutdown, voting for essentially the same proposal they rejected on Friday. "I think that the fact that they're voting in favor for this proposal that they rejected a few... More >>

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Watch Live: Senate Votes To End Government Shutdown
The U.S. Senate voted Monday afternoon to end the partial government shutdown. The bill, which funds government services through Feb. 8, is also expected to pass in the House today, and be quickly signed into law by President Trump.
Laura Ingraham Interviews Rob Reiner About His Investigation Into Russia, Politics In Hollywood
Laura Ingraham and Rob Reiner debate Russian influence of the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Ingraham argued attention is put on Trump because of the festering of the Russians while former President Obama did nothing while Russian flexed their muscles and took over Crimea. "Russia, Russia,...
WH Comment Line Blames Senate Dems For Holding Government Funding "Hostage"
If you call the White House comment line, you get this recorded message blaming Senate Democrats for the government shutdown.
Replay: Sunday Senate Session, Failed Attempt To Open Government
The U.S. Senate reconvened Sunday night in a last-minute bid to end the 2018 Government Shutdown before business opens Monday morning. Reporters were told to expect a vote to reopen the government at 1:00 a.m. EST, but around 9:30 p.m. the decision was made to vote on Monday. Video via Washington...
Durbin on Government Shutdown: Democrats Want A Deal
Senator Dick Durbin, D-Illinois, joins Face the Nation moderator John Dickerson to discuss the lead up to the shutdown and what it will take to open the government again. JOHN DICKERSON: And we're back with the Senate Democratic Whip, Richard Durbin. Senator, welcome. There seems to be a deal in...
OMB Director Mulvaney: White House "Frustrated" That Senate Democrats "Can't Get To Yes"
Director of the White House Office of Budget and Management Mick Mulvaney joins Face the Nation moderator John Dickerson to discuss the effects of the shutdown. JOHN DICKERSON: We turn now to White House budget director Mick Mulvaney to discuss where the administration stands in this impasse....
WP's Jennifer Rubin: Anyone Still Enabling Republican Party Must "Take Ownership Of Their Racism"
On Joy Reid's 'AM Joy' MSNBC show on Sunday, Washington Post "Right Turn" columnist Jennifer Rubin explained why no "reasonable person" could possibly still identify as a Republican: JENNIFER RUBIN: It should be self-evident why I, and I think any reasonable person, can no longer identify with...
Charles Lane: Parties Only Addressing Their Bases, No "Persuadable" People In The Middle
On this week's Fox News Sunday panel, WP columnist Charles Lane gave his take on the state of play in the government shutdown: CHARLES LANE, "THE WASHINGTON POST": Well, I think the Democrats have a broadly popular goal, which is DACA, relief for those kids, and they're using a risky to...
Bernie Sanders on New Trump Ad: "Trying To Foment Hatred," "Really Sad"
Sunday on CNN's 'State of the Union,' Senator Bernie Sanders joined anchor Jake Tapper to discuss the ongoing government shutdown and President Trump's new ad blaming Democrats for "putting the interests of illegal immigrants over those of Americans." SEN. BERNIE SANDERS (I), VERMONT: You know,...
Needham: Shutdown Showdown Is Actually About Chain Migration, Not DACA
On this week's Fox News Sunday panel, Heritage Foundation leader Michael Needham clarifies the dispute which led to the government shutdown, explaining that from the start the president has called for an end to chain migration, "this crazy system where people are allowed to bring distant relatives...
Rep. Gaetz: People "Will Go To Jail" Over FISA Memo, Democrats "Afraid" To Release Info
Florida GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz told Fox News Channel's 'Hannity' on Thursday night that he believes "there are people who will go to jail" over the contents of a classified memo on FISA abuse prepared by the DOJ. It is rumored (by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes) to demonstrate that...
Rep. Gaetz: "Heads Will Roll" at DOJ and FBI When Details Of FISA Abuse Memo Come Out
Rep. Matt Gaetz appeared on FNC's 'America's Newsroom' Friday morning to discuss the effort to release a Top Secret memo which allegedly details abuse of FISA surveillance during the Obama administration. Gaetz also told Sean Hannity Thursday night that if it comes out: "I believe people will go to...
Watch Live: Senate On Verge Of Causing Government Shutdown
Senate Democrats and Republicans have until midnight on January 19 to pass a spending bill and avoid a government shutdown. They need 60 votes.
Michael Wolff: Trump Is Having An Affair, I Didn't Put In Book Because I Didn't Have "Blue Dress"
Michael Wolff, author of Fire and Fury told HBO host Bill Maher that he left something out of his book in an interview on Friday's broadcast of Real Time. The controversial author of a book that gives an inside look at the Trump administration accused the president of currently having an...
CNN's Acosta: President Trump Is "The King Of Fake News," It's Just A Fact; "I Don't Have An Agenda"
CNN's Jim Acosta called President Trump "the king of fake news" at a forum on press freedom, saying "it's just a fact." Acosta was responding to a question about the president attacking the media with accusations of "fake news" on a panel with fellow White House correspondents at the Newseum, a...
Mulvaney: Obama "Weaponized" Government Shutdown In 2013, "Will Look Very Different" This Time
At an emergency press conference Friday morning, White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said that OMB is preparing for "what we're calling 'The Schumer Shutdown." However, Mulvaney says the shutdown will not be as "impactful" as the one in 2013 because the Obama administration "chose to make it...
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