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The Latest: Trump moves closer to emergency declaration

Jan. 10, 2019 11:05 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the partial government shutdown (all times local): 7:15 p.m. The former head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency says what's happening on the U.S. southern border is no emergency. W. Craig Fugate, who ran the national disaster agency for...

No breakthrough in shutdown talks as Trump stands by demands

Jan. 6, 2019 10:37 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump stood by his demands for funding for a border wall Sunday as another round of shutdown talks failed to break an impasse, while newly empowered House Democrats planned to step up the pressure on Trump and Republican lawmakers by passing legislation this week to...

Trump says 'not much headway' in talks as shutdown drags on

Jan. 5, 2019 11:28 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House officials and congressional aides emerged from talks to reopen the government without a breakthrough Saturday, though they planned to return to the table the following day. President Donald Trump tweeted: "Not much headway made today." The president later tweeted that he...