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Senate Sends Trump Message to Slow Down on Tariff Escalation

Senate Sends Trump Message to Slow Down on Tariff Escalation

The U.S. Senate took President Donald Trump to task on trade but fell short of curtailing his power to impose tariffs.
Trump Says Trade Wars ‘Aren't So Bad’

Trump Says Trade Wars ‘Aren't So Bad’

President Donald Trump reiterated his commitment to slapping tariffs on steel and aluminum, dismissing concerns about a global trade war and saying the U.S. has suffered from poor trading conditions
On Guns and Immigration, Trump’s Power Over GOP Shows Limits

On Guns and Immigration, Trump’s Power Over GOP Shows Limits

President Donald Trump’s cloak of political invincibility within the Republican Party is showing signs of fraying.
Senate Struggling to Find Votes for an Immigration Compromise

Senate Struggling to Find Votes for an Immigration Compromise

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he wants to wrap up immigration legislation this week even as senators working on bipartisan compromises say none of the proposals offered so far has enough
McConnell Opens Immigration Debate Backing Trump's Framework

McConnell Opens Immigration Debate Backing Trump's Framework

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell threw his support behind immigration legislation that tracks President Donald Trump’s framework, making an opening bid in what is likely to be an extended debate
Democrats Lose Immigration Clout But May Gain an Election Issue

Democrats Lose Immigration Clout But May Gain an Election Issue

Congressional Democrats who provided needed votes to reopen the government after Friday’s brief shutdown now head into a fight over the intractable issue of immigration with their clout to help young
Immigration Fight Shifts From Trump’s Wall to Family Green Cards

Immigration Fight Shifts From Trump’s Wall to Family Green Cards

President Donald Trump’s wall is no longer the biggest divide between Democrats and Republicans on immigration. The potential deal-breaker may be the status of mothers and fathers and brothers and
Trump Sets High Price for Democrats on Immigration Deal

Trump Sets High Price for Democrats on Immigration Deal

President Donald Trump offered Democrats a concession on immigration but at a price that so far they’ve been unwilling to accept.
Schumer Rescinds Wall Offer to Trump in Immigration Talks

Schumer Rescinds Wall Offer to Trump in Immigration Talks

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Tuesday he withdrew the offer he made last week to give President Donald Trump more than the initial $1.6 billion he requested for a U.S.-Mexico border wall.
Trump Signs Bill Ending Shutdown as Immigration Battle Looms

Trump Signs Bill Ending Shutdown as Immigration Battle Looms

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) walks from a vote on Capitol Hill after the senate voted to advance a bill financing the U.S government January 22, 2018 in Washington, DC. / AFP PHOTO /
Trump Re-Starts Immigration Talks After Senate Ends Shutdown

Trump Re-Starts Immigration Talks After Senate Ends Shutdown

President Donald Trump dove back into negotiations over immigration legislation on Monday, hours after the Senate indicated it would move to end a three-day government shutdown.
Congress Votes to End Shutdown, Sending Spending Bill to Trump

Congress Votes to End Shutdown, Sending Spending Bill to Trump

Congress voted to end the U.S. government shutdown after three days by passing a temporary spending bill, prolonging the fight over a politically charged immigration proposal for at least another

Seven GOP Senators Back Bipartisan Immigration Bill, Graham Says

Republican Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina says he’s won added GOP backing for the bipartisan immigration plan that was rejected by President Donald Trump last week.
Sanders Says Trump Isn’t Racist, Citing ‘The Apprentice’

Sanders Says Trump Isn’t Racist, Citing ‘The Apprentice’

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said claims that President Donald Trump is racist are “outrageous,” citing his success as a public figure and his star turn on television as a host on NBC’s

GOP Sees Possible DACA Deal as Trump Bemoans Sticking Points

Republican lawmakers held out hope that a deal can be reached allowing young undocumented immigrants to remain in the U.S., despite President Donald Trump saying the effort is “probably dead” amid
Trump Says He’s the ‘Least Racist Person’ in Fallout From Remark

Trump Says He’s the ‘Least Racist Person’ in Fallout From Remark

Donald Trump told reporters he’s “the least racist person” as fallout continues from a vulgar remark about immigrants from Africa and Haiti attributed to the president following a meeting with
GOP Sees Possible DACA Deal While Trump Bemoans Sticking Points

GOP Sees Possible DACA Deal While Trump Bemoans Sticking Points

Republican lawmakers held out hope that a deal can be reached allowing young undocumented immigrants to remain in the U.S., despite President Donald Trump saying the effort is “probably dead” amid
Trump’s Vulgar Rebuff of Immigration Deal Boosts Shutdown Risk

Trump’s Vulgar Rebuff of Immigration Deal Boosts Shutdown Risk

President Donald Trump blew up negotiations on a potential immigration deal, pushing both sides to harden their positions and raising the risks that the standoff could sink talks aimed at averting a