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APNewsBreak: DHS finds suspected phone spying in Washington

U.S. Senate Takes Another Long Weekend, Clocks Out on Thursday Afternoon

Just two days after conservatives held a press conference on Capitol Hill to launch a #MakeCongressWorkAgain campaign to put a spotlight on the Republican-led Senate’s short work week and its failure to get business done, Senators closed up shop at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday.

Vice President Mike Pence, center, and White House Director of Legislative Affairs Marc Short, center left, walks through the halls of Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017,

Never-Trump Aides Run Donald Trump’s Outreach to Congress

President Donald Trump has just pushed a never-Trump advisor out of the Vice President’s office, but he is still relying on a trio of establishment or never-Trump aides who failed to get immigration reforms or border-wall funding from Congress in 2017 and 2018.

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Trump: Amnesty Offer Intended to Expose Democratic Cynicism

President Donald Trump carefully distanced himself from his unpopular amnesty proposal late Saturday night, saying that it is intended to show the GOP’s sincerity and the Democrats’ cynicism and obstructionism.

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Trump’s Draft Amnesty: Unlimited, Forever, and Before a Wall Is Built

A near-final draft of the White House’s unlimited and forever amnesty bill says the administration wants $25 billion for a wall over the next 5 years, and will not cancel the chain-migration or visa-lottery inflows until the last of the 4 million foreigners now in the pipeline have arrived in the 2030s.

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WH Cancels Scheduled Rollout of Citizenship for Illegal Aliens Plan

The White House has canceled their planned meeting with lawmakers to roll out their immigration “framework” that gives U.S. citizenship to at least 1.8 million illegal aliens, as Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer demands more concessions from the administration.

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Shutdown Fever Grips Washington, DC

Senate Democrats are uncertain about triggering a government shutdown over amnesty for DACA recipients, but the White House is preparing the federal government for the possibility.