Government Spending

GOP drops US-Mexico wall demands as spending talks advance
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Spending bill that would deny President Trump’s request for immediate funding on the Mexican border wall is under negotiation

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Wall ‘Will Get Built,’ Trump Insists, as He Drops Funding Demand
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The president signaled that he could accept a short-term spending bill that did not include money for a barrier at the Mexican border.

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House speaker says avoiding shutdown, not health care, is priority
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The speaker of the House said the lower chamber will focus on passing a spending bill before the April 28 shutdown deadline

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NATO Must Lay Out Plan to Boost Spending Before May Summit: Tillerson
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said it was “no longer sustainable” for the U.S. to pay for a “disproportionate share” of NATO’s budget.

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WATCH:  President Trump pledges 'easy' health care deal after defeat
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After spending weeks supporting and lobbying for a Republican-backed health care plan that collapsed last Friday, President Donald Trump told a gathering of U.S. senators Tuesday night that they were “going to make a deal on health care.”

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Former Texas congressman accused of taking charity's money
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Former Texas Rep. Steve Stockman, who invited rocker Ted Nugent to President Barack Obama’s 2013 State of the Union address, is accused of spending money meant for charity on himself and contributions to his campaign.

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Defense Spending Increase Threatens Infrastructure Grants
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While the Trump administration puts together a $1 trillion package to upgrade the nation s infrastruction, one program that s already funneled $5.1 billion to infrastructure projects could be slashed, The Hill reported.According to The Hill, the administration plans to…

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