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Shutdown reaches Day 28 as Trump, Pelosi feud heats up again

Jan. 18, 2019 9:27 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — She imperiled his State of the Union address. He denied her a plane to visit troops abroad. The shutdown battle between President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is playing out as a surreal game of constitutional brinkmanship, with both flexing political powers from opposite...

The shutdown today: Trump grounds Pelosi trip abroad

Jan. 18, 2019 12:45 AM EST

What's up with the partial government shutdown on Day 28: WHAT'S NEW The shutdown battle between President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi turned into an escalating game of constitutional brinksmanship as he denied her a military plane to visit troops in Afghanistan in apparent retaliation for her...

Trump grounds Pelosi after she imperils his big speech

Jan. 17, 2019 10:04 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — She imperiled his State of the Union address. He denied her a plane to visit troops abroad. The shutdown battle between President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is playing out as a surreal game of constitutional brinkmanship, with both flexing their political powers from...

The Latest: Trump, Pelosi flex muscle, shutdown goes on

Jan. 17, 2019 10:00 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local): 9:50 p.m. President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi are both flexing their political powers as the negotiations to end the monthlong partial government shutdown remain stalled. Trump issued a letter to Pelosi on...

Maryland governor's inaugural speech stirs buzz about future

Jan. 17, 2019 4:38 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's criticism of Washington's divisive politics during his inaugural speech has generated some buzz about whether he might seek national office, but the Republican says he's not making any plans to end his second term early. Hogan was asked Thursday at a news...

After Pelosi asks Trump to delay State of Union speech over shutdown, president denies aircraft for Pelosi foreign trip

Jan. 17, 2019 2:20 PM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — After Pelosi asks Trump to delay State of Union speech over shutdown, president denies aircraft for Pelosi foreign trip.

Q&A: Trump and the State of the Union address

Jan. 17, 2019 7:01 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Constitution spells it out clearly in Article II, Section 3: The president "shall from time to time give to the Congress information of the state of the union, and recommend to their consideration such measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient." But the modern State of...

The Latest: Pelosi asks Trump to postpone State of the Union

Jan. 16, 2019 10:52 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local): 10:50 p.m. The State of the Union speech could become a casualty of the partial government shutdown after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked President Donald Trump to postpone his Jan. 29 address. Pelosi is citing concerns...

Government shutdown may upend State of the Union speech

Jan. 16, 2019 7:50 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A grand Washington ritual became a potential casualty of the partial government shutdown Wednesday as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked President Donald Trump to postpone his Jan. 29 State of the Union speech. She cited concerns about whether the hobbled government can provide adequate...

Speaker Nancy Pelosi asks Trump to reschedule State of the Union address until after the government reopens

Jan. 16, 2019 9:42 AM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker Nancy Pelosi asks Trump to reschedule State of the Union address until after the government reopens.