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Catherine Lucey

Catherine Lucey

  • Mar 8, 2019

    Trump Budget to Include $100M for Ivanka’s Women’s Fund

    President Donald Trump’s 2020 budget proposal will include $100 million for a global women’s fund spearheaded by his daughter Ivanka Trump. She said the budget, expected to be released Monday, will include the funding for the Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative. The administration last month launched the government-wide project, which she leads. In a statement to The Associated Press,...

  • Jan 26, 2019

    How Congress Got Trump to Climb Down, End Shutdown For Now

    President Donald Trump was feeling the heat. Week after week, Trump had demanded that the government stay partially shuttered until Democrats agreed to pay for his wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Surrounded by a shrinking cast of advisers, he watched as federal workers went unpaid and basic services were frozen. His poll numbers were slipping. His arguments were landing with...

  • Jan 18, 2019

    Trump Offers ‘Dreamers’-for-Border-Money Proposal; Dems Opposed

    President Donald Trump sought to break the government shutdown impasse Saturday, offering to extend protections for young people brought to the country illegally as children, if Democrats give him $5.7 billion for his long-promised border wall. But Democrats dismissed the offer as a non-starter, calling on Trump to re-open the government first. Speaking from the White House, Trump said he...

  • Jan 17, 2019

    Trump Grounds Pelosi After She Imperils His Big Speech

    She imperiled his State of the Union address. He denied her a plane to visit troops abroad. The shutdown battle between President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is playing out as a surreal game of constitutional brinkmanship, with both flexing their political powers from opposite ends of Pennsylvania Avenue as the negotiations to end the monthlong partial government...

  • Jan 15, 2019

    High Drama, Few Results as Trump Warns of ‘Long’ Shutdown

    Staring down the next deadline to pay federal workers, the White House shifted tactics Tuesday, trying to bypass House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to negotiate with rank-and-file lawmakers even as President Donald Trump dug in for a prolonged shutdown. The House and Senate announced they would stay in session, canceling an upcoming recess week at home if the shutdown continued, which...

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