Around a quarter of the federal government remains out of operation, with 800,000 employees unpaid for more than three weeks. I will be the one to shut it down.
Vice President Mike Pence said Trump will sign legislation passed in Congress that will provide back pay to federal workers once the government reopens.
Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., also called for the president to reopen the government before debating the issue of border security."What we don't want to do is waste taxpayer money on a vanity project that's ineffective, that the president said Mexico would pay for", Kaine said on "Meet the Press". He said the failure by Democrats may leave President Trump no other choice but to declare a national emergency.
Farmers have supported Trump through a trade war with China that cost them billions, but they are complaining about the loss of loans, payments and other agricultural services because of the shutdown.
Politicians are due back in Washington from their states and congressional districts in the new week. Lawmakers adjourned for the weekend but will return to Washington on Monday.
Chelsea willing to pay £50m for Wilson The 31-year-old is now on loan at AC Milan , but it's reported they are struggling to pay his £7.22million salary per season. The 28-year-old Wales global will join the Turin giant in the summer, ending his 10-year Gunners career.
Sentry Tournament of Champions, Round 3 In Xander Schauffele's case Sunday at the Sentry Tournament of Champions, there were actually two moments. The 25-year-old showed no signs of nerves though, hitting his approach to the par-five 18th to 11 feet.
Google Starts Piloting Voice Products for Airlines and Hotels It can also reply to text messages, search for places along your route, add new destinations, and auto-punctuate your messages. The ability to check into flights is rolling out for domestic United Airlines flights first, just like the hotel booking tool.
"But to understand that plan you would have to understand the fact that I won the election, and I promised. a Wall at the Southern Border". As for Independent voters, 53% of them blame the Republicans while only 23% of Independents blame the Democrats, and 17% blame both parties equally. "[House Speaker Nancy] Pelosi and [Senate Minority Leader Charles] Schumer are not willing to negotiate at all".
Meanwhile, a Trump ally says the president isn't giving in on his demands for a border wall.
The last week has been contentious between Republicans and Democrats, as witnessed Wednesday when Trump walked out of a White House meeting with congressional leadership after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told the president "no" she would not support funding a border wall. "[White House] but me, and I do have a plan on the Shutdown", Trump said. "And so in order to survive, he is taking positions and doing things that you and I would think make no sense at all, and don't fit everything we know about him as a person, but it fits what he thinks he needs to do in order to survive". Trump said in a separate tweet.
Mr Trump has maintained that the border can not be secured without a wall.
An effort by GOP senators led by Graham for a compromise deal that provided both border wall funding as well as immigration provisions appealing to Democratsstalled on Thursday as the President was not in favor, according to two people directly involved. Instead, McConnell last week vowed to stand with Trump in the wall debate, after the president met with all Senate Republicans and pleaded for party unity behind his wall quest. Those civil asset forfeiture funds, held by the Department of Justice and the Treasury Department, generate billions of dollars annually, he said.
Senator Lindsey Graham, who is close to Mr Trump, said a limited re-opening of a few weeks would allow talks to resume between Republicans and Democrats. "This is money that would otherwise have gone to the cartels".
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Konta begins her Australian Open campaign on Tuesday against Australia's Ajla Tomljanovic, who she lost to in Brisbane last week. Nadal is only three shy of Roger Federer's tally, a record the Spaniard feels is well within reach, pending fitness and health.
THERESA MAY'S Brexit plans have received a major setback after she suffered a second damaging Commons defeat within 24 hours. Instead, she has pressed ahead with a vote she looks set to lose after failing to win over her nominal Northern Irish allies.
The Red Devils informed the 55-year-old that his services were no longer required at Old Trafford on December 18 . Sacked Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has opened the door to a return to Inter Milan and Real Madrid .
But, he added, "we also know that those are fighting alongside of us for all this time deserve to be protected as well". The Pentagon stressed it would not telegraph its troop movements or give timelines for when they may leave Syria .
Barrett, if you prefer), but the reason is the new draft lottery odds, not a possible punishment for doing Patrick McCaw a solid. McCaw appeared in three games for the Cavs and averaged 17.7 minutes, 1.7 points and 1.0 rebounds per game.
Health officials are urging people to get the flu shot after a 3-year-old girl died of influenza in suburban Chicago. It's also important to consider that the flu vaccine has been shown to be one of the safest vaccines available.
Building on the already existing VIVE Pro , HTC is making a minor tweak that could have significant gains for its customers. In fairness, owning a VR headset, there are more than a few sensors and cables that make using it a little bit of a faff.
China has also banned imports of textiles from the North, while several countries have an embargo on selling them luxury goods. Xi was quoted by Xinhua as saying that China supports the U.S. -China negotiations were extended another day to Wednesday.
But according to The Hill , court watchers were able to see the whole filing by copying and pasting the redacted sections. Manafort provided complete and truthful information to the best of his ability", Manafort's lawyers wrote.
Now we will see if he can work the same magic with the Bucs that he did for the first three years he coached the Cardinals . He has a reputation for developing quarterbacks like Peyton Manning, Ben Roethlisberger and Andrew Luck.
Matt Kuchar Extends Lead At Sony Open
Love, who first played the Sony Open in 1986, missed by one shot matching the lowest 72-hole score of his career. Peter Jung, who qualified by winning an amateur tournament, played in his first PGA Tour event.
Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos $137B Divorce Involves No Prenup
In conclusion, they added that "though the labels might be different, we remain a family, and we remain cherished friends". Page Six reported that Bezos and Sanchez grew close when she worked with him on the aerospace company Blue Origin.
Chelsea close in on Higuain deal
They didn't respect our club". "In my opinion we need two players, but then it is up to the club". He said: "I spoke with the club and the club knows very well my opinion.
FBI investigated how Trump's actions seemed to benefit Russia
The Times reported that FBI investigators looked into whether Trump's actions could be considered a threat to national security. As of Friday night, the president has yet to respond to the report , one of the most damning yet in the Russia-Trump saga.
Huawei employee arrested in Poland on spying allegations
He said no further details would be released about the case because it is classified and the investigation is ongoing. Huawei has been scrutinized for security concerns over its involvement in the development of 5G infrastructures.
Fleeing Saudi woman coming to Canada
Thai police say Rahaf al-Qunun's father is still in Thailand and opposes her application to resettle. Canadian authorities said they could not confirm that Qunun had been granted asylum in Canada.
Congo candidate Fayulu denounces 'electoral coup'
The largely peaceful election faced numerous problems as many voting machines that Congo used for the first time malfunctioned. Fayulu, however, is backed by ex-rebel Jean-Pierre Bemba and former governor Moise Katumbi , two of Kabila's fiercest rivals.