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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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Fox Business Host Maria Bartiromo Asks Kellyanne Conway If Husband's War...

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Mail Bomb Suspect Enters Plea, Sobs

Mail Bomb Suspect Enters Plea, Sobs

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Trump says it's time for the US to recognize Israel's annexation of Golan...

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Wisconsin Judge Blocks Lame-Duck Laws That Stripped Democrats Of Power

Wisconsin Judge Blocks Lame-Duck Laws That Stripped Democrats Of Power

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Jared Kushner is under the microscope again, accused of using WhatsApp for...

Jared Kushner is under the microscope again, accused of using WhatsApp for official White House duties

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Trump reportedly thinks he won't get much blowback for his repeated insults...

Trump reportedly thinks he won't get much blowback for his repeated insults toward John McCain

President Donald Trump is confident the late Republican Sen. John McCain was not as admired among his supporters, and believes there will be no lasting consequences for his... Read more ...

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Top FAA Regulators Never Knew of Boeing Software Issue

The Boeing 737 Max is grounded as the company works on a fix for an anti-stall software issue suspected in two fatal crashes. In the meantime, the feds are trying to figure out... Read more ...

What's really keeping the US from adopting new gun laws like New Zealand's

What's really keeping the US from adopting new gun laws like New Zealand's

New Zealand's quick ban on "military-style semiautomatic weapons" announced Thursday drew a stark contrast to the years of stymied gun-control debates in the United... Read more ...

Trump blames Powell's Fed for economy's failure to hit 4 percent growth

Trump blames Powell's Fed for economy's failure to hit 4 percent growth

President Donald Trump on Thursday fired a new broadside against the Federal Reserve under Chairman Jerome Powell, blaming the central bank for the economy's failure to exceed... Read more ...

Biden Reportedly Considers Unusual 2020 Strategy

Biden Reportedly Considers Unusual 2020 Strategy

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