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Senate leader says he's confident of deal to keep government open after Dec. 22

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Monday he was confident the U.S. Congress would be able to reach an agreement to fund the government when the current spending bill ends on Dec. 22 and that there would be no forced government shutdown.

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Trump signs short-term gov't funding bill, averts shutdown: White House spokeswoman

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has signed legislation to fund the federal government for two more weeks, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Friday, a move that averts a government shutdown while Congress negotiated a longer-term budget deal.

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Congress averts government shutdown for now

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress moved rapidly on Thursday to send President Donald Trump a short-term funding bill to avert a government shutdown this weekend, leaving fights over budget priorities and a range of other controversial issues for the coming weeks.

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Congress moves to avoid government shutdown, talks resume Friday

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress on Thursday moved rapidly to send President Donald Trump a short-term funding bill that would avert a government shutdown this weekend, leaving fights over budget priorities and other controversial issues for later this month.

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Exclusive: White House doesn't foresee shutdown, Trump wants 20 percent corporate tax

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House is confident it can craft a deal to avoid a government shutdown and foresees a compromise with lawmakers that will include increases in defense and non-defense spending, White House legislative affairs director Marc Short said on Thursday.

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Exclusive: Trump wants 20 percent corporate tax rate, shutdown not expected - White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump wants the U.S. corporate tax rate to be 20 percent and the White House is confident that it can craft a deal to avoid a government shutdown, White House legislative affairs director Marc Short said on Thursday.

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Trump, Democrats face off over potential government shutdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will face off with Democratic leaders of Congress on Thursday in a high-stakes White House meeting intended to bridge differences over a spending bill and preventing a government shutdown.

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Trump and Democrats face off over potential U.S. government shutdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will face off with Democratic leaders of Congress on Thursday in a high-stakes White House meeting intended to bridge differences over a spending bill and preventing a government shutdown.

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Trump and Democrats face off over potential government shutdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will face off with Democratic leaders of Congress on Thursday in a high-stakes White House meeting intended to bridge differences over a spending bill and prevent a government shutdown.

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Congress poised to dodge shutdown deadline, but another looms

The prognosis to avert a government shutdown looks promising for now, as House Republicans prepare to put a short-term spending bill on the floor Thursday to keep the federal government running for another two weeks.

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Trump faces off with Democrats over potential government shutdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will face off with Democratic leaders of Congress on Thursday in a high-stakes White House meeting intended to bridge differences over a spending bill and prevent a government shutdown.

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Trump warns of government shutdown threat ahead of meeting with lawmakers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Wednesday again raised the possibility of a U.S. government shutdown by week's end - blaming Democrats for that possible outcome - one day before he is due to host Republican and Democratic congressional leaders for talks on a spending bill.

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The race to fund the government is on

It's three days until a potential government shutdown and Republicans are still charting a path forward to head off the looming crisis.

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Democrats flex muscles as Congress confronts a government shutdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats have a rare chance to win major concessions in a U.S. Congress they do not control by taking advantage of a battle within the Republican Party over keeping the government open.

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White House says government shutdown always a possibility

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As the U.S. Congress worked to reach agreement on a short-term spending measure to keep the federal government open, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Tuesday a shutdown could still happen.

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Democrats to join Trump, Republicans in talks to avert government shutdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic leaders in Congress on Monday accepted an invitation to meet U.S. President Donald Trump and Republicans for talks to avert a government shutdown this week, even as the Democrats pressed demands on funding priorities and protecting immigrants.

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Trump-Schumer-Pelosi meeting is back on

The on-again, off-again meeting between President Donald Trump and the top two congressional Democrats is back on, ahead of a Friday deadline to avoid a government shutdown.

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G.O.P. Pushes to Avoid Government Shutdown, but the Path Is Tricky

A two-week stopgap measure would provide more time to negotiate, but obstacles loom on both sides of the aisle as lawmakers push their own priorities.

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McConnell: There won't be a shutdown

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Sunday that he is confident there will not be a government shutdown over partisan disagreements about immigration issues when funding runs out at the end of the week.

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McConnell says U.S. government shutdown over DACA 'ridiculous'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Sunday it would be "ridiculous" for a fight with Democrats over immigration issues to result in a standoff over a year-end spending bill and prompt a shutdown of the federal government.

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Hill GOP plans stopgap bill to avoid government shutdown

House Speaker Paul Ryan announced Thursday plans to pass a short-term funding bill to keep the government open while budget talks continue for a longer-term solution.

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White House does not expect U.S. government shutdown

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) - The White House said on Wednesday that it does not expect the government to shut down next month, but has contingency plans in place if the U.S. Congress fails to reach a deal on funding the government by a Dec. 8 deadline.

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Trump Feuds With Democrats Ahead of a Possible Government Shutdown

In less than two weeks, much of the government will run out of money, but a negotiating session at the White House on Tuesday blew up after President Trump attacked Democrats.

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Democrats skip Trump meeting, raising risk of government shutdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic leaders in Congress skipped a meeting with President Donald Trump on Tuesday that was to have focused on the budget, raising the risk of a government shutdown next month with both sides far apart on the terms of an agreement.

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Why White House aides worry about Trump's Mar-a-Lago holiday

White House aides are worrying about President Trump's Thanksgiving holiday at Mar-a-Lago. The legislative agenda after tax reform is very much up in the air. And how can Congress work to avoid a government shutdown?

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Trump Obamacare move seen harming Americans, bipartisan prospects

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will hurt low-income Americans by doing away with Obamacare subsidies and make it harder for him to engage in bipartisan talks with Democrats as Congress edges toward a possible government shutdown, lawmakers said on Sunday.

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Asian shares rise after U.S. debt ceiling deal, euro braces for ECB

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares bounced back on Thursday after U.S. President Donald Trump and congressional leaders unexpectedly agreed to raise the government debt limit until December, eliminating the near-term risk of a government shutdown.

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Asian shares rise on relief over U.S. debt ceiling deal, euro eyes ECB

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares ticked up on Thursday after U.S. President Donald Trump and congressional leaders agreed to raise the government debt limit until December, eliminating the risk of a government shutdown for now.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares rise on relief over U.S. debt ceiling deal, euro eyes ECB

TOKYO, Sept 7 (Reuters) - Asian shares ticked up on Thursday after U.S. President Donald Trump and congressional leaders agreed to raise the government debt limit until December, eliminating the risk of a government shutdown for now.

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Trump backs Democrats on debt limit in rare bipartisan deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump, siding with Democrats over fellow Republicans, reached a deal with congressional leaders of both parties to extend the U.S. debt limit until Dec. 15 as well as avoid a government shutdown and provide disaster relief.

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Goldman lowers chances of U.S. government shutdown to 15 percent

NEW YORK, Sept 6 (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs economists on Wednesday downgraded the probability of a U.S. government shutdown to 15 percent from 35 percent last week on expectations that rebuilding efforts after Hurricane Harvey would reduce risks of a showdown over federal funding and the debt ceiling.

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September spending deadlines loom as Congress returns

Lawmakers return to the Capitol on Tuesday with little time to tackle big-ticket items to avoid a government shutdown and raise the nation's debt limit.

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White House retreats from government shutdown threat: Washington Post

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House has signaled to congressional Republican leaders that it has pulled back from U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to shut down the government if a border wall with Mexico is not funded, the Washington Post reported on Friday, citing a senior Republican congressional aide.

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Trump hopes government shutdown won't be necessary over wall funding

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Monday he hoped a government shutdown would not be necessary over his demand that the U.S. Congress fund his proposed wall along the southern border with Mexico.

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On Washington: Trump Fences Himself In With Border Wall Spending Threat

The president has threatened a government shutdown if Congress doesn’t approve funding for a border wall, but Democrats view his ultimatum as a gift.

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UPDATE 2-Trump government shutdown threat draws criticism, unnerves markets

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, Aug 23 (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's threat to shut down the U.S. government to secure funding for a wall along the Mexican border rattled markets on Wednesday and cast a shadow over efforts in Congress to raise the country's debt ceiling and pass spending bills.

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For Trump's wall, Mexico is out! Government shutdown is in!

Wait a minute. Wasn't Mexico supposed to pay for the wall?

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Trump government shutdown threat rattles markets

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's threat to shut down the U.S. government to secure funding for a wall along the Mexican border rattled markets on Wednesday and cast a shadow over coming efforts in Congress to agree to raise the country's debt ceiling and pass spending bills.

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Trump wall threat would put U.S. on path toward government shutdown: Schumer

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said on Wednesday that President Donald Trump's threat to shut down the government if he does not secure funding for a border wall with Mexico would lead to a shutdown that "nobody will like."

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Hot-dog contest, fireworks, beachgoing mark U.S. July 4 holiday

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Americans celebrated the July Fourth holiday on Tuesday with the reopening of a New Jersey beach closed to everyone but the governor after a government shutdown, a record-setting hot-dog eating contest and fireworks displays across the country.

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Maine's 3-day shutdown comes to end

The three-day government shutdown in Maine ended early Tuesday morning after Gov. Paul LePage signed a new budget, according to a statement from his office.

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Christie: Shame on beach trip critics

During a budget deal press conference, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie defended his family visit to a vacant beach amid a government shutdown after photos, and subsequent criticism, surfaced.

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Hit the beaches! NJ budget deadlock broken

New Jersey beaches and parks that had been closed because of a government shutdown should be open to the public Tuesday for the Fourth of July, state legislative leaders said.

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New Jersey lawmakers reach deal to end budget standoff

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (Reuters) - New Jersey lawmakers said Monday they had reached a budget deal to end a partial government shutdown that became a black eye for Governor Chris Christie after he was spotted lounging on a beach that had been closed to the public during the holiday weekend.The legislation would likely be approved on Monday night and signed into law by Christie in time to reopen state parks and beaches in time for the Independence Day holiday on Tuesday.

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Christie brushes off 'beachgate' saga during New Jersey shutdown

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie brushed off criticism on Monday after he was caught on camera taking a break from dealing with a government shutdown to lounge on a state beach that was closed to the public during the July Fourth holiday weekend.

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New Jersey's Christie enjoys closed beach amid budget standoff

(Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was caught on camera taking time out from dealing with a government shutdown to sunbathe on a state beach that had been closed to the public during the July Fourth holiday weekend.

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Christie mocks newspaper who took beach photo

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie mocked the New Jersey Star Ledger for reporting that he and his family were at a beach that was closed due to a state government shutdown.

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New Jersey parks and beaches closed for July 4

Due to a state government shutdown, New Jersey state parks and beaches are closed for the 4th of July weekend. CNN's Polo Sandoval reports.

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Maine, New Jersey lawmakers scramble to end partial government shutdowns

(Reuters) - Partial government shutdowns in Maine and New Jersey entered a second day on Sunday as lawmakers returned to their respective state capitals in a bid to break budget impasses that have led to the suspension of many nonessential services.

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Going to a New Jersey State Park or Beach? Not This Holiday Weekend

A government shutdown over the state’s budget has shuttered more than 50 state parks, historic sites and recreational areas. At least nine other states are also at impasses.

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Partial government shutdown begins in Maine after budget impasse

(Reuters) - Part of the state government in Maine was shuttered on Saturday after lawmakers were unable to send a two-year budget to the liking of Republican Paul LePage, who promised the shutdown if he sent a fiscal plan that did not include spending cuts.

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Maine braces for possible government shutdown amid budget battle

(Reuters) - Maine was bracing for a possible partial government shutdown on Friday, an outcome Governor Paul LePage warned was increasingly likely if the legislature's final budget deal did not cut income taxes.

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Maine governor warns of partial government shutdown in budget fight

BOSTON (Reuters) - Maine Governor Paul LePage warned residents on Tuesday that parts of the state's government could shut down as soon as Friday if lawmakers are unable to reach an agreement on the next two-year budget of roughly $7 billion.

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Alaska governor urges budget compromise to avoid state shutdown

(Reuters) - Alaska Governor Bill Walker urged state legislatures on Tuesday to compromise on a budget in order to avoid an unprecedented government shutdown next month.

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Trump signs spending bill, averting government shutdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Friday signed a $1.2 trillion spending bill approved by Congress, averting a government shutdown that would have begun at midnight.

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A government shutdown could cost Republicans dearly

President Trump endorsed the idea of shutting down the federal government at the end of September when the current funding bill runs out in a pair of tweets Tuesday morning.

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U.S. Congress to give Puerto Rico short-term Medicaid help

(Reuters) - Ailing Puerto Rico would receive $295 million in Medicaid funding from the federal government as part of the U.S. Congress' spending plan to avert a government shutdown, Governor Ricardo Rossello said on Monday.

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Freedom Caucus rep bullish on health care

A conservative Republican is warning the White House that a spending deal brokered over the weekend to avert a government shutdown may face resistance from the GOP's right wing.

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Wall St. opens higher as government shutdown averted

(Reuters) - Wall Street opened higher on Monday after U.S. Congress negotiators averted a government shutdown later this week by hammering out a federal funding deal late on Sunday.

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CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures flat as U.S. avoids government shutdown

May 1 (Reuters) - Stock futures pointed to a muted opening for Canada's main stock index on Monday after U.S. congressional negotiators agreed on a spending package deal to keep the federal government funded through September, averting a government shutdown.

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U.S. Congress negotiators set spending plan to avert shutdown, bolster defense

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Negotiators in the U.S. Congress reached a deal late on Sunday on around $1 trillion in federal funding that would avert a government shutdown later this week, while handing President Donald Trump a downpayment on his promised military build-up.

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Rep.: Trump won't get one Dem vote on wall

The ranking member on the House Budget committee talks about the looming government shutdown and the President's tax plan.

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Bipartisan Agreement Reached to Fund Government Through September

Congressional leaders reached a spending agreement on Sunday, aides from both parties said, effectively ending the threat of a government shutdown next weekend.

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Congress passes short-term bill to avert government shutdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress on Friday passed stopgap legislation to avert a government shutdown at midnight and give lawmakers another week to reach a deal on federal spending through the end of the fiscal year, with contentious issues remaining to be resolved.

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House passes stopgap spending bill to avert government shutdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday overwhelmingly passed stopgap legislation to avert a government shutdown at midnight and give lawmakers another week to reach a deal on federal spending through the end of the fiscal year.

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Congress set to vote on heading off government shutdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives began debate on Friday on short-term legislation to avert a government shutdown at midnight and buy some time on reaching a deal on federal spending through Sept. 30.

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Exclusive: 'If there's a shutdown, there's a shutdown,' Trump says

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump downplayed the severity of a potential government shutdown on Thursday, just two days shy of a deadline for Congress to reach a spending deal to avert temporary layoffs of federal workers.

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U.S. Congress takes steps to push budget deadline, avert shutdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress took steps to extend until May 5 the deadline for reaching a deal on federal spending through September and head off a feared government shutdown at midnight on Friday.

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Ryan: I'll be shocked if Dems want shutdown

House Speaker Paul Ryan answers a question about avoiding a government shutdown.

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Republicans Propose Short-Term Funding Plan to Avert Shutdown

The stopgap legislation would continue government funding through May 5, averting a government shutdown this weekend.

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U.S. Congress may seek one-week funding extension to avert shutdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress inched toward a deal to fund the government through September but was preparing to possibly extend a midnight Friday deadline in order to wrap up negotiations and avoid an imminent government shutdown.

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Congress moves closer to deal to avert government shutdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress was moving closer to crafting a deal to avoid shutting down at the stroke of midnight on Friday, but the details and even broad strokes of an agreement were still murky.

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Congress moves closer to deal to avert U.S. government shutdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress was moving closer to crafting a deal to avoid shutting down at the stroke of midnight on Friday, but the details and even broad strokes of an agreement were still murky.

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Budget battle: Border wall money out, Obamacare fight on

Congressional Republicans have privately proposed a funding bill that does not include money for the border wall, a Congressional source told CNN on Tuesday, a sign congressional Republicans are willing to buck the President to avoid a government shutdown.

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Threat of Government Shutdown Fades as Trump Retreats on Wall

Lawmakers are negotiating a spending bill that would supply no money for a border wall but would increase funding for the military and other border security measures.

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Source: No wall money in GOP govt funding proposal

As Republicans try to avoid a government shutdown, funding the President's border wall may have to wait. CNN's Jason Carroll reports.

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Trump's concession on wall funding removes obstacle from spending talks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The threat of a U.S. government shutdown this weekend appeared to recede on Tuesday after President Donald Trump backed away from a demand that Congress include funding for his planned border wall with Mexico in a spending bill.

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Senate Republican leader says still aiming for long-term government funding bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top Republican in the U.S. Senate said on Tuesday he hoped to reach agreement "in the next few days" on a bill to fund the government through Sept. 30, saying it was too soon to talk about a short-term fix to avert a government shutdown at midnight on Friday.

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U.S. government shutdown threat recedes after Trump's wall concession

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The threat of a U.S. government shutdown this weekend appeared to recede on Tuesday after President Donald Trump backed away from a demand that Congress include funding for his planned border wall with Mexico in a spending bill.

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7 ways a government shutdown will affect your daily life

The clock's ticking. If Congress doesn't pass a spending bill by the end of this week, the federal government will run out of money and shut down.

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Trump pushes Democrats on border wall as government shutdown looms

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump tried to press Democrats on Monday to include funds for his controversial border wall with Mexico in spending legislation as lawmakers worked to avoid a looming shutdown of the federal government.

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Congress returns as Trump pressures Democrats ahead of funding deadline

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With a deadline looming this week to avert a U.S. government shutdown, Congress returns to work on Monday as President Donald Trump leans on Democrats to include funding for his promised border wall with Mexico in spending legislation.

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WH, Capitol Hill scramble for deal to avert shutdown

Fights over money to pay for a border wall -- as well as Obamacare subsidies and an infusion of resources for the military -- are threatening to trip up congressional talks over a funding bill to head off a government shutdown Friday.

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Trump pressures Democrats on Obamacare to get border wall deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump weighed in on congressional efforts to avoid a government shutdown, telling Democrats on Sunday that Obamacare will die without a cash infusion the White House has offered in exchange for their agreement to fund his border wall.

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White House official: deal to avoid government shutdown could come today

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House budget director Mick Mulvaney said talks between Republicans and Democrats in Congress could reach an agreement to avoid a government shutdown as early as Sunday.

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DHS chief: Trump 'will be insistent' on money for wall

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Saturday that he believes President Donald Trump "will be insistent" that lawmakers include money for a US-Mexico border wall in a spending bill that they need to pass by Friday to avoid a government shutdown.

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This expert thinks Donald Trump will fold on the shutdown

No one --- and I mean NO ONE -- knows or cares more about the federal budget than Stan Collender. (Stan's Twitter handle is @thebudgetguy. I rest my case.) With a week left before the federal government is set to run out of money and shut down, I reached out to Stan for some perspective. How likely are we to see a(nother) government shutdown? Where are the pressure points? And, most importantly, who will blink first? Our conversation, conducted via email and lightly edited for flow, is below.

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Mulvaney: No shutdown, even with border wall request

Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney says he believes the Trump administration and Republican leaders in Congress will be able to avert a government shutdown, even as the administration says it will insist on money to build a wall on the Mexico border.

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Trump, Republicans face tricky task of averting U.S. government shutdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump and his fellow Republicans who control Congress face their first major budget test next week, with the threat of a U.S. government shutdown potentially hinging on his proposed Mexican border wall as well as Obamacare funding.

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Investors not yet ruffled by looming government shutdown

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks have struggled since the timeline for the Trump administration's pro-growth agenda came into question, but investors appear confident that next week's deadline that could shut down the federal government will not become another market hurdle.

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White House Officials, Craving Progress, Push Revised Health Bill

The measure faces an uncertain fate as Congress also confronts a far more urgent deadline: a looming government shutdown if new funding is not approved.

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What we know about a possible government shutdown

Don't let the congressional recess fool you.

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McConnell: Congress will avoid shutdown

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Sunday he is "very confident" Congress will avoid government shutdown when the current government spending law expires in late April.

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Congress could mark Trump's 100th day with a shutdown

Saturday, April 29, will mark President Trump's 100th day in office. But will it also mark Day 1 of a government shutdown?

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Buffalo Meat Industry Facing Government Shutdowns in India

A new Hindu-right government in Uttar Pradesh claims the Muslim-run businesses are cover for the illegal slaughter of cows. But the closings are shaking the economy.

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Now It’s Democrats Who Are Hinting at a Government Shutdown

Prominent Senate Democrats warn of budget battles over building a wall on the Mexican border, an increase in immigration officers and funding for Planned Parenthood.

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In Mick Mulvaney, Trump Finds Anti-Establishment Leader for Budget Office

The South Carolina representative, who was elected in the Tea Party wave of 2010, has opposed infrastructure spending and voted to allow a government shutdown in 2011.

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Legislation to fund US gov't through April clears procedural hurdle in Senate

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bill to fund the U.S. government cleared a procedural hurdle in the Senate on Friday and appeared poised to pass the chamber, averting a government shutdown.

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Senate to avert government shutdown after Democrats stop coal protest

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate was preparing to pass a government spending bill on Friday evening after Democrats from coal states announced they would not risk a government shutdown by continuing to delay the vote.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. Senate to avert gov't shutdown after Democrats stop coal protest

WASHINGTON, Dec 9 (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate was preparing to pass a government spending bill on Friday evening after Democrats from coal states announced they would not risk a government shutdown...