McConnell’s maneuvers take backseat to Trump in shutdown – The Associated Press

McConnell’s maneuvers take backseat to Trump in shutdown  The Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — One of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s guiding principles is: “There’s no education in the second kick of a mule.” Now, deep …

Shutdown slows court-ordered inquiry into Clinton email setup – POLITICO

Shutdown slows court-ordered inquiry into Clinton email setup  POLITICOA federal judge has granted a Justice Department request.

Can you trust weather forecasts during the government shutdown? Absolutely! – AccuWeather.com

Can you trust weather forecasts during the government shutdown? Absolutely!  AccuWeather.com”We feel badly for our weather colleagues in government who are not getting paid during the shutdown,” said Marshall Moss, AccuWeather vice president,…

Trump pens letter to Pelosi: I’m canceling your trip – CNN

Trump pens letter to Pelosi: I’m canceling your trip  CNN… © 2019 Cable News Network. Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. All Rights Reserved. CNN Sans ™ & © 2016 Cable News Network. Terms of *service* | Privacy …

Mnuchin refuses to testify at hearing on shutdown impacts | TheHill – The Hill

Mnuchin refuses to testify at hearing on shutdown impacts | TheHill  The HillThe Treasury Department is refusing to have department secretary Steven Mnuchin testify before the House Ways and Means Committee next week, after the …

The Lost Children of the Trump Administration – The New York Times

The Lost Children of the Trump Administration  The New York TimesWhy can’t the government account for how many children it separated from their parents at the border?

Trump admin weighed targeting migrant families, speeding up deportation of children – NBC News

Trump admin weighed targeting migrant families, speeding up deportation of children  NBC NewsA draft plan for an immigration crackdown obtained by NBC News shows officials considered denying separated kids asylum hearings to deport them more …

As Trump grounds Pelosi’s troop visit, FLOTUS took a $35,000 military flight to Florida – Quartz

As Trump grounds Pelosi’s troop visit, FLOTUS took a $35,000 military flight to Florida  QuartzDonald Trump declared today (Jan. 17) he was grounding Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s upcoming trip to visit troops in Afghanistan “in light o…

Trump takes on border wall, acknowledges Syria blast in Pentagon speech – CNN

Trump takes on border wall, acknowledges Syria blast in Pentagon speech  CNNWashington (CNN) In his first public appearance since Tuesday — amid a 27-day government shutdown and 24 hours after the death of four Americans in Syria …

MLK national park will reopen during government shutdown with help of Delta Air Lines – CNN

MLK national park will reopen during government shutdown with help of Delta Air Lines  CNNThe National Park *Service* will use a grant from Delta Air Lines and fee revenues to reopen the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park in Atla…