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Support for border compromise in question

by Harvest Prude
Posted 2/08/19, 12:16 pm

WASHINGTON—With a week to go until funding could lapse again for parts of the federal government, lawmakers may be nearing a border security agreement, but there is no guarantee President Donald Trump, who continues to insist on funding for a wall along the U.S. southern border, will sign off on it. “We’re on the verge of a government shutdown again,” White House spokesman Hogan Gidley warned reporters Friday.

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Trump stresses unity in State of the Union

by Harvest Prude
Posted 2/06/19, 10:24 am

WASHINGTON—Facing a divided Congress for the remainder of his first term in office, President Donald Trump called for bipartisan cooperation in his second State of the Union address Tuesday night. The president presented a number of potentially unifying issues, including infrastructure, lowering prescription drug prices, combating childhood cancer, and ending the HIV epidemic in the next 10 years.

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Trump, Pelosi agree to State of the Union date

by Kiley Crossland
Posted 1/29/19, 11:30 am

President Donald Trump on Monday accepted an invitation from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., to deliver his State of the Union address on Feb. 5. “It is my great honor to accept,” Trump said in a letter to Pelosi. “We have a great story to tell and yet, great goals to achieve!”

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