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April 28, 2017, 8:08 AM EDT
Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, says he was on the phone until almost 11 o’clock Thursday night, but Republicans are still “a few” votes short of passing a health insurance bill.
April 27, 2017, 12:58 PM EDT
Congress has known for many months that government funding for Fiscal 2017 would run out at midnight Friday, but it looks like partisan politics will prevent them from passing an omnibus spending bill by Friday’s deadline to keeps the money flowing through the end of September.
April 27, 2017, 10:17 AM EDT
“Let’s deliver on our promises -- let’s do what we said,” Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) told Fox News Wednesday night.
April 27, 2017, 8:23 AM EDT
President Trump’s tax plan “is all about creating jobs and growing the economy,” Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin told Fox News’s Tucker Carlson Wednesday night.
April 27, 2017, 6:58 AM EDT
A U.S. military spokesman said the U.S. had troops in Syria, within six miles of the Turkish air strikes, and “we let the Turks know that the amount of time that was being provided for the strikes was inadequate for us assure safety of our forces on the ground.”
April 27, 2017, 6:42 AM EDT
Last week, a U.S. military spokesman said ISIS “used chemicals in the vicinity of Mosul” in an attack on Iraqi Security Forces. U.S. and Australian advisers were nearby and uninjured.
April 26, 2017, 11:04 AM EDT
“Right now, we are working on a government funding bill that addresses some of the country’s core priorities, including strengthening our national defense,” Ryan said.
April 26, 2017, 10:02 AM EDT
On Tuesday night, White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney explained how a deficit arising from tax cuts is better than a deficit arising from entitlements.
April 26, 2017, 6:54 AM EDT
Will Republicans and Democrats agree on a spending bill by the April 28 deadline to keep the federal government funded through the rest of the fiscal year? “I hope so,” White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney told  CNN’s Jake Tapper Tuesday night.
April 25, 2017, 3:51 PM EDT
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) says lawmakers are “moving forward on a bipartisan basis” to fund the government for the remainder of the fiscal year, but they have a way to go.
April 25, 2017, 3:25 PM EDT
It was a message repeated several times at a Democrat news conference Tuesday afternoon: Republicans, agree with us on a spending bill, or we’ll blame you for shutting down the government.
April 25, 2017, 10:01 AM EDT
All 100 U.S. senators have been invited to the White House Wednesday for a briefing on North Korea, but it’s “not a White House briefing,” presidential spokesman Sean Spicer told reporters on Monday.
April 25, 2017, 7:38 AM EDT
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), the ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, told a late-night comedy show on Monday that “it doesn’t matter how good your cyber defense is” – the Russians “will get into your computers” if they want to.
April 25, 2017, 6:27 AM EDT
Rep. Mike Coffman, a Colorado Republican, says he’s among 40 lawmakers who are trying to “bridge the partisan divide in Washington, D.C.”
April 25, 2017, 6:06 AM EDT
In his opening monologue Monday night, Fox News’s Sean Hannity addressed the “well-orchestrated effort by the intolerant left in this country,” which is trying to “silence every conservative voice.”
April 24, 2017, 12:05 PM EDT
Defense Secretary James Mattis, visiting Afghanistan on Monday, said the fight against terrorism will continue there and around the world, but he would not say if he will recommend sending additional U.S. and coalition troops to the fight.
April 24, 2017, 10:28 AM EDT
A government shutdown is “not something that we want to have,” Mulvaney said. “We want our priorities funded, and one of the biggest priorities during the campaign was border security, keeping Americans safe, and part of that was a border wall.
April 24, 2017, 8:54 AM EDT
On Sunday, White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney told Fox News the administration will issue “governing principles” on tax reform, but not proposed legislation.
April 24, 2017, 8:30 AM EDT
“The president, I think, talking about this wall, is expressing a sign of weakness. He’s saying, I can’t control our borders. I have to build a wall."
April 24, 2017, 6:42 AM EDT
"The other thing, John, that keeps me literally awake at night is the threat against aviation. We know that would be the Super Bowl for the terrorists to knock down an airplane in flight, particularly if it was full of Americans."