Back after a long holiday weekend, lawmakers must reach an agreement on a budget plan before the Friday deadline when government funding runs out, but demands from each side of the aisle are impeding progress on negotiations.
Republicans may control the House and Senate, but Democrats are holding up a measure to fund the government and resolve the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, Rep. Mark Walker said Monday.
President Donald Trump again blamed Democrats on Sunday for the stall in talks over a potential immigration deal as the threat of a government shutdown looms this Friday.
Senator Joe Manchin, D-West Virginia, joins Face the Nation moderator John Dickerson to discuss the negotiations on DACA and the possibility of a government shutdown.
Shortly after Walmart announced higher starting wages for its hourly associates, the big box retailer decided to eliminate more than 1,000 jobs, primarily at its headquarters in Arkanasas, according to published reports. Walmart is also believed to be closing 63 of its Sam’s Club warehouses, which could mean the elimination of up to 11,000 more jobs. A Walmart spokesman did not […]
Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) is stepping down from an important role on the House Ethics Committee. Woah, what? In a Jan. 10 letter written to House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), Gowdy said he has treasured his five years on the committee but said he needed to step down because he couldn’t balance his responsibilities on […]
The Supreme Court said it would hear an antitrust case involving price fixing by Chinese vitamin C manufacturers, agreeing to decide whether U.S. judges must defer to legal submissions made by the Chinese government.