Trump's demand for wall pushes government closer to shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government was careening toward a partial shutdown Friday after President Donald Trump's quest for a border wall left Congress without a clear plan to keep the government...

With Senate passage, bill to prevent shutdown goes to House

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate approved legislation to temporarily fund the government, a key step toward averting a federal shutdown after President Donald Trump backed off his demand for money for a b...

Funding government without border wall appears back on table

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump appeared to back off his demand for $5 billion to build a border wall, signaling for the first time that he might be open to a deal that would avoid a partial ...

Shutdown threat recedes as Trump softens stance on wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump appeared Tuesday to back off his demand for $5 billion to build a border wall, signaling for the first time that he might be open to a deal that would avoid a ...

Shutdown talk recedes after White House eases wall threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and leaders in Congress appeared to be pulling back Tuesday from a government shutdown over his $5 billion request for border wall funds, with the first signs ...

Little if any progress as partial government shutdown looms

WASHINGTON (AP) — The fight over President Donald Trump's $5 billion wall funds has deepened, threatening a partial government shutdown in a standoff that has become increasingly common in Washington....

Shutdown looms as Trump weighs next move on border wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is racing to avoid a partial government shutdown next Friday over President Donald Trump's border wall. But you wouldn't know it by the schedule, as lawmakers left town wait...

Trump says some lawmakers too fearful of NRA to take action

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is accusing some lawmakers of being too fearful of the National Rifle Association to take action on gun laws. Trump issued the charge Wednesd...