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Trump is learning a tough lesson about presidential persuasion from the border wall impasse

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Over the past week, President Donald Trump has pulled out all the stops to seize the upper hand in the ongoing government shutdown fight. He's made his case in a prime-time Oval Office address. He's flown to McAllen, Texas, the site of his much desired border wall - where he met with border patrol agents and vowed , “The buck stops with everybody.” He called a meeting with top Democratic lawmakers, only to subsequently leave that meeting in a huff, declaring it to be “a waste of time.”
All in all, Trump's week has been brash, extravagant, and unpredictable. In other words, right in his...
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WATCH: Majority of Americans blame Trump, GOP for shutdown: Poll

WATCH: Majority of Americans blame Trump, GOP for shutdown: Poll

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Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., one of the president's top allies, is now urging him to temporarily reopen the government while Republicans negotiate with Democrats.
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Newt Gingrich: Lessons Learned From Past Government Shutdowns

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David Greene talks to Newt Gingrich, former GOP speaker of the House, who presided over one of the longest shutdowns of the federal government. In 1995, parts of the government closed for 21 days.
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The farewell shows: Which TV series are ending this year?

The farewell shows: Which TV series are ending this year?

As the great American philosopher Neil Sedaka once opined, “breaking up is hard to do.” But that's the dilemma facing many TV viewers in 2019 as an extraordinary number of... Read more ...

Nancy Pelosi Cancels Afghanistan Trip After Accusing Trump Of Leaking Travel...

Nancy Pelosi Cancels Afghanistan Trip After Accusing Trump Of Leaking Travel Plans

The House speaker cited "the grave threats caused by the President's action." Read more ...

Pentagon Confirms Climate Change Is A National Security Threat...

Pentagon Confirms Climate Change Is A National Security Threat, Contradicting Trump

The military walks a fine line between the White House's official climate denialism and the stark realities of a warming planet. Read more ...

Trump says he'll make a 'major announcement' about the government shutdown...

Trump says he'll make a 'major announcement' about the government shutdown on Saturday

President Donald Trump said he will make a "major announcement" regarding the US-Mexico border on Saturday afternoon. The scheduled announcement will be held as the ongoing... Read more ...

'It's history repeating itself': Experts say the Trump-Cohen situation is...

'It's history repeating itself': Experts say the Trump-Cohen situation is reminiscent of Nixon era

Historians, members of Congress, and legal experts are reacting to a bombshell BuzzFeed News report on President Donald Trump and Michael Cohen by referencing the first article... Read more ...

Trump Canceled Flight as Pelosi Was Due to Depart

Trump Canceled Flight as Pelosi Was Due to Depart

President Trump's extraordinary cancellation of Nancy Pelosi's trip overseas with a congressional delegation happened in dramatic fashion, sources say. Insiders tell Fox that... Read more ...

THE RUSSIA RUNDOWN: BuzzFeed's bombshell, Barr's confirmation, and...

THE RUSSIA RUNDOWN: BuzzFeed's bombshell, Barr's confirmation, and Giuliani's latest shift

This week brought some major developments on multiple fronts in the Russia investigation. BuzzFeed News came out with a huge story alleging that President Donald Trump... Read more ...

The FTC is reportedly considering hitting Facebook with a 'record-setting'...

The FTC is reportedly considering hitting Facebook with a 'record-setting' fine over privacy issues

Facebook's privacy nightmare may be about to get worse. According to a new report from The Washington Post published Friday , regulators at the US Federal Trade Commission are... Read more ...

Trucking giant JB Hunt says American businesses are front-running the...

Trucking giant JB Hunt says American businesses are front-running the planned escalation in Trump's trade war

The US said duties on Chinese goods would more than double in March if a trade deal isn't reached. Companies appear to be rushing shipments ahead of that deadline, according to... Read more ...

How Rudy Giuliani from went from 'America's Mayor' to Trump's pernicious pitbull

How Rudy Giuliani from went from 'America's Mayor' to Trump's pernicious pitbull

Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump's attorney, has been at the forefront of the administration's response to several controversies facing the president. Before he was at the... Read more ...