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Congress shrugs off plans of the chaotic Trump White House

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President Trump's aides have grown accustomed to ignoring their boss as they see fit, and Congress is poised to do the same.
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Defunding the Chemical Safety Board is a Bad Idea and is Likely to Increase Chemical Disasters

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The Trump administration's proposed 2019 budget zeroes out funding for the U.S. Chemical Safety Board. Recent high-profile chemical disasters in Texas suggest that's not a good idea.
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There's something about Trump's infrastructure plan that's eerily reminiscent of his real estate deals

There's something about Trump's infrastructure plan that's eerily reminiscent of his real estate deals

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President Donald Trump's infrastructure plan is widely seen as committing far too few federal dollars - just $200 billion - to rebuild the country's outdated infrastructure.
Trump's budget also includes "deep cuts to programs in the same agencies that would receive new grant-making authority under his infrastructure proposal," according to Jacob Leibenluft, senior advisor at the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities.
Economist Paul Krugman says, "It's not a plan, it's a scam."
President Donald Trump's latest infrastructure proposal appears to have something in common with his real-estate...
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Trump budget chief says he would oppose budget if he were in Congress

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The White House budget chief said on Tuesday that, if he were still a member of Congress, he "probably" would vote against a deficit-financed budget plan he and Trump are proposing.
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Trump To Offer DACA Deal In Exchange For Border Wall Funding: Reports

Trump To Offer DACA Deal In Exchange For Border Wall Funding: Reports

To get his wall money, the president is reportedly willing to offer protections for Dreamers and other immigrants. Read more ...

Trump made an alarming comment about mothers giving their daughters birth...

Trump made an alarming comment about mothers giving their daughters birth control before they migrate

President Donald Trump said Saturday mothers were giving their daughters birth control pills before they migrate to the southern border to seek entry to the United... Read more ...

Trump will reportedly bring DACA to shutdown negotiations in 'major...

Trump will reportedly bring DACA to shutdown negotiations in 'major announcement'

President Donald Trump is set to make an announcement Saturday afternoon that multiple reports have described will be a fresh offer to negotiate with Democratic... Read more ...

'We are here for all of us': Despite negativity surrounding the Women's...

'We are here for all of us': Despite negativity surrounding the Women's March 2019, thousands rallied for unity in DC

Thousands of people marched in the third Women's March in Washington, DC, despite controversy surrounding the original founders of the movement. Recently, co-chair Tamika... Read more ...

George W. Bush Calls For End To Shutdown With Pizza Delivery

George W. Bush Calls For End To Shutdown With Pizza Delivery

“It's time for leaders on both sides to put politics aside," the former president said. Read more ...

Trump Touts Border Wall In San Antonio, Which Has No Wall And Isn't On The...

Trump Touts Border Wall In San Antonio, Which Has No Wall And Isn't On The Border

The city is 150 miles north of Mexico. Read more ...

Trump's strategy for the government shutdown is a mess and most Americans...

Trump's strategy for the government shutdown is a mess and most Americans aren't on board

President Donald Trump kicked off the government shutdown by refusing to sign any funding bill that did not include money for a wall along the US-Mexico border. But most... Read more ...

Trump's 'common-sense compromise' on immigration to end the government...

Trump's 'common-sense compromise' on immigration to end the government shutdown isn't a compromise at all, critics say

President Donald Trump on Saturday offered Democrats an immigration deal that would exchange his requested $5.7 billion in border-wall funding with temporary protections for... Read more ...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Calls On Women To ‘Shake The Table' In Women's...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Calls On Women To ‘Shake The Table' In Women's March Speech

"We just captured the House, and now we're going to show what we're going to do with it," the star congresswoman told the crowd. Read more ...

The Women's March Is On

The Women's March Is On

Pink "pussy hats," boisterous chanting, brazen vendors-all were on display Saturday as thousands braved icy weather for the third annual Women's March on Washington, the... Read more ...