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Trump retreats on border shutdown and threat to torch Obamacare

As Democrats on the Hill give the IRS a deadline to turn over Trump's tax returns, the president has also backed down on his threats to tear up Obamacare and shut the U.S.-Mexico border. Jonathan Lemire and David Fahrenthold react. … Continue reading

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Trump talks up nonexistent health care plan and border shutdown

Surprising members of his own party on Capitol Hill, Trump has turned the conversation to a 'better than Obamacare' health care plan no one has seen and continues to talk up shutting the U.S.-Mexico border. Juana Summers and Jeremy Peters … Continue reading

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Trump threatens to shutdown border and mulls naming an ‘immigration czar’

The president is still threatening to shutdown the U.S.-Mexico border and the White House is said to be considering naming an immigration czar. Jonathan Lemire joins to discuss. Read more Read the origin of topic at msnbc.com Latest Headlines

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On the shutdown, Americans aren’t buying what the GOP is selling

Jared Kushner told Joe Manchin the public would side with the White House and Democrats would have to yield on wall funding. Yeah, about that… Read more Read the origin of topic at msnbc.com Latest Headlines

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Journal Editorial Report: Politics, the Wall and the Government Shutdown

Paul Gigot interviews Texas Congressman Kevin Brady Read the origin of topic at WSJ Live Video

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Jerome Powell: How Shutdown Could Show in Economic Data

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell warned that an extended government shutdown could damage the U.S. economy. He was interviewed at the Economic Club of Washington, D.C., on Thursday. Photo: Getty Read the origin of topic at WSJ Live Video

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Three Scenarios That Could End the Shutdown Stalemate

Things have gotten nasty between President Trump and congressional Democrats over the government shutdown. But there could be ways out of the current stalemate. WSJ’s Gerald F. Seib explains. Photo: Getty Read the origin of topic at WSJ Live Video

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Congress Should Act to End Shutdown, Trump Says

In a White House meeting on border security Friday, President Trump said he’s not planning on declaring a national emergency right now over border security. He said it was up to Congress to pass a spending bill. Photo: AP Read … Continue reading

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Joe: On top of shutdown, GOP keeps collapsing

Joe Scarborough discusses the continued government shutdown as well as what he calls the continued collapse of the Republican Party. Read more Read the origin of topic at msnbc.com Latest Headlines

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Trump Walks Out of Meeting as Shutdown Stalemate Continues

Wednesday’s meeting between President Trump and prominent Democrat lawmakers to end the partial government shutdown ended abruptly when the president walked out of the room after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she wouldn’t budge on agreeing to fund a border … Continue reading

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