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Scarborough: Graham, McConnell ‘Co-Conspirators’ in Trump’s ‘Horror Show’

During Friday’s MSNBC broadcast of “Morning Joe,” host Joe Scarborough slammed Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Mitch McConnell (R-KY) as “co-conspirators” in President Donald Trump’s “horror show” that is the continued partial government shutdown. “We’re watching the political, ideological and

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Heilemann: Republicans Continue to Follow Trump Because of ‘Fear’

During Monday’s “Morning Joe” on MSNBC, network political analyst John Heilemann claimed “fear” is the reason Republicans continue to follow President Donald Trump. Host Joe Scarborough asked Heilemann, “Why does this party continue marching over the cliff like lemmings behind a guy whose approval

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Collins: McConnell Should Allow a Vote on Funding Bills Passed in House

Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) should go forward with a Senate vote on bills passed in the House to re-open parts of the governmental . Collins said, “Well, I can’t

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi of California, left, the House Speaker-designate, and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., speak to the media after meeting with President Donald Trump, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, on border security at the White House in Washington.

Shutdown Fight Covers Just 1¢ for Every $10 in 2019 Budget

President Trump is pressing Democratic leaders for $5.6 billion in border-fence funding for 2019, but Democrats face little public, media, or political pressure to end the shutdown or provide anything above $1.3 billion for some mix of fencing and various “border security” projects.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., hugs Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee victory celebration in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2006. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Shutdown: Democrats Confident Trump Will Crack

Democrats are said to be confident that they will win the shutdown over border security — that President Donald Trump will cave to their demands and sign a spending bill to re-open all federal government departments without receiving any funding for his border wall.

US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) holds a media availability on November 7,2018 on Capitol Hill in Washington,DC. (Photo by Nicholas Kamm / AFP) (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

McConnell: The Senate Will Reconvene on Thursday, December 27th

While speaking on the Senate floor on Saturday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) stated that the Senate will reconvene for its next scheduled session on Thursday, December 27th. McConnell said, “So, Mr. President, here’s where we are. The Senate

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Border Wall Vote Puts Vulnerable 2020 Democrat Senators in Spotlight

The dramatic vote in the Senate Friday afternoon on whether to proceed to a final vote on the House-passed continuing budget resolution that includes $5.7 billion of border wall funding placed an intense spotlight on three Democrat senators whose re-election prospects in 2020 are considered uncertain.

The Capitol is seen at day's end as the Senate works on a House-passed bill that would pay for President Donald Trump's border wall and avert a partial government shutdown, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, Dec. 21, 2018.

Shutdown Imminent: Congress Adjourns Until After Funding Deadline

Congressional leaders said late Friday there will be no new House or Senate votes on Friday evening, meaning the federal government is heading into a partial shutdown at midnight for the third time in President Donald Trump’s presidency.

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 11: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks about border security with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Vice President Mike Pence in the Oval Office on December 11, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Donald Trump ‘Prepared for a Very Long Shutdown’

President Donald Trump said he was prepared for a “long shutdown” on Friday, as Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer refused to support the House-passed bill to fund the government.

President Donald Trump, left, invites Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, of Ky., right, onstage as he speaks at a rally at Alumni Coliseum in Richmond, Ky., Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018.

Donald Trump to Mitch McConnell: Fight!

President Donald Trump urged Senator Mitch McConnell and Republicans in the Senate on Friday to fight to pass funding for border security.

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Senate Passes Criminal Justice Reform Bill

The Senate passed the First Step Act on Tuesday night in a win for the White House, especially senior adviser Jared Kushner, as well as many Republicans and Democrats.