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Trump"s "shithole" comments throw a wrench into already volatile government shutdown battle

Getty Images/Pool President Donald Trump referred to Haiti, El Salvador, and African nations as "shithole countries" in an immigration meeting Thursday, lawmakers have said. The remarks sparked an international backlas.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 12th, 2018

Capitol Report: Trump won’t go to Mar-a-Lago if there’s a shutdown | Appointee quits after racist comments found

President Trump has put plans to go to Florida on hold as a government shutdown looms early Saturday; a Trump appointee quits after CNN unearths racist comments; experts give the president an ‘F’ on leadership......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 19th, 2018

"Shithole-Gate" Might Lead To Government Shutdown As Democrats Balk At Deal

The Democrats’ critics on the left are demanding that the minority party use all of its leverage to stymie the Trump agenda, even if that means forcing a government shutdown. Fortunately, more mainstre.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 16th, 2018

Trump"s "Shithole" Comments See U.S. Diplomats Summoned By African Nations To Explain Vulgar Language

South Africa and Ghana are among countries calling on U.S. diplomats to meet with government officials to address the president's comments......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 15th, 2018

"Shithole": The Word That Could Shutdown A $4 Trillion Federal Government

As the mainstream media once again loses its collective mind over Trump's "shithole" comment, Congress, after .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 12th, 2018

The Latest: Trump: Government shutdown could happen Saturday

The Latest on the budget battle in Congress (all times local): 9:40 a.m......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 6th, 2017

Wall Street opens lower as Trump comments worry investors

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks were lower at the open on Wednesday after President Donald Trump warned of a government shutdown to build a Mexico border wall and threatened to terminate a trade agreement with Mexico and Canada......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 23rd, 2017

Wall Street rally set to end after Trump"s comments

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks were set to open lower on Wednesday as investors pulled back after President Donald Trump warned of a government shutdown to build a Mexico border wall and threatened to terminate a trade agreement with Mexico and Canada......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 23rd, 2017

Trump"s comments dent stock futures

U.S. stock index futures were lower on Wednesday as investors appeared to be in a risk-off mode a day after President Donald Trump said he will shutdown the U.S. government if necessary to build a wall along the border with Mexico......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 23rd, 2017

The Trump administration sure sounds like it"s getting ready for a government shutdown in September

Mark Wilson/Getty ImagesTreasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Tuesday set up the possibility of a government shutdown, and his comments echoed a lot of rhetoric coming from the Trump White.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 13th, 2017

Treasury Secretary Backs Trump"s Comments on Government Shutdown

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Tuesday there could be circumstances under which a s.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 13th, 2017

How Trump"s budget battle could lead to a government shutdown

APIn advance of the unveiling next week of President Trump’s fiscal 2018 budget, House Democrats warned on Thursday that they were prepared to go to the mat if necessary to prevent an increase in defense spending at the expense of domestic .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 19th, 2017

Trump"s budget battle could lead to a government shutdown

In advance of the unveiling next week of President Trump’s fiscal 2018 budget, House Democrats warned on Thursday that they were prepared to go to the mat if necessary to prevent an increase in defense spending at the expense of domestic programs......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 19th, 2017

Trump"s budget battle could lead to a government shutdown

In advance of the unveiling next week of President Trump’s fiscal 2018 budget, House Democrats warned on Thursday that they were prepared to go to the mat if necessary to prevent an increase in defense spending at the expense of domestic programs......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 19th, 2017

Trump Urges Government Shutdown and Change to Senate Rules

Both Democrats and Republicans in Congress were angered by the president's comments on Twitter......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 3rd, 2017

Congress Gears Up for Fight Over Spending

President Donald Trump and GOP leaders enter their next big battle facing stubborn opposition in both parties that increases Republicans’ worries that they will need more Democratic support than previously expected to avert a government shutdown......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjMar 28th, 2017

Fight brews over official"s Trump comments

Office of Government Ethics Director Walter Shaub's decision to publicly criticize Donald Trump's plan to address conflicts of interest has sparked a political battle on Capitol Hill......»»

Category: europeSource: cnnJan 15th, 2017

The Latest: Trump speaks with Republicans on shutdown Day 2

The Latest on the government shutdown (all times local): 9:20 a.m......»»

Category: topSource: foxnews6 min. ago

Split-screen weekend: protests and shutdown

What's the bigger story? Political analyst Jeff Greenfield, CNN presidential historian Douglas Brinkley and Time correspondent Charlotte Alter discuss the government shutdown and wave of women's marches that marked Trump's first anniversary in office......»»

Category: videoSource: cnn2 hr. 5 min. ago

The Latest: McConnell opposes Trump on ending filibusters

The Latest on the government shutdown (all times local): 9:20 a.m......»»

Category: topSource: foxnews3 hr. 20 min. ago

McConnell Breaks With Trump, Opposes Nuclear Option To End Government Shutdown

Earlier in the day, Trump tweeted that Republicans should use the tactic to pass the long-term budget......»»

Category: topSource: newsweek3 hr. 50 min. ago