A government shutdown looms, as President Donald Trump and Democratic leaders in Congress skirmish over how much funding to allocate to a border wall between the United States and Mexico. If a shutdown occurs, it would be the third in the span of a year, following two brief shutdowns in January 2018 that stemmed from a dispute over immigration policy. Here’s what could happen if the government shuts down in the coming days.
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For years before he became president, Donald Trump has been intrigued by the idea of tariffs.
President Donald Trump has periodically taken shots at the cost of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of Russia’s impact on the 2016 presidential election. A new document released by the Justice Department details just how much it has cost -- and it isn’t as high as the $40 million that Trump has alleged. Here’s a rundown.
President Donald Trump and Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer sparred before news cameras over the need and effectiveness of a southern border wall, at times fact-checking and speaking over one another.
Here’s a recap of what was said, fact-checked and with added context.