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Not Thrilled With Border Deal, But Govt Shutdown Seems Unlikely: Donald Trump

Feb 13, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Trump said that he is looking at getting USD 23 billion for border security from various sources.

US Parties Reach An Agreement To Avert Another Government Shutdown: Reports

Feb 12, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Lawmakers said the deal had been struck in a closed-door meeting in Washington on Monday.

US President Donald Trump Agrees To Deliver State Of The Union On Feb 5

US President Donald Trump has accepted an invitation from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and has agreed to deliver the State of the Union address on February 5 as the US government has now fully reopened.

Donald Trump Signs Bill Ending Longest Government Shutdown In History

Jan 26, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Trump announced the deal early on Friday afternoon speech in the Rose Garden. By evening the Senate, and then the House, had passed the plan by voice vote, and both chambers adjourned.

Will Give State Of The Union Address 'When Shutdown Is Over': Donald Trump

Trump said that he looked forwarded to giving a 'great' address 'in the near future.'

20 January, 2019

Trump Offers 'Compromise' To End Government Shutdown

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The divide between the Trump-led Republican Party and the Democratic Party led by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi over the border wall led to the shutdown, which has rendered 800,000 federal government workers without work and crippled key departments.

19 January, 2019

George Bush Delivers Pizza To Unpaid Secret Service Personnel, Calls For Shutdown To End

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Some 6,000 Secret Service employees are among the 800,000 federal workers not receiving paychecks.

18 January, 2019

Trump Cancels Pelosi's Foreign Trip Over Government Shutdown

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Trump's move came on Thursday a day after the House Speaker urged him to reschedule his annual State of the Union address slated for January 29, citing security concerns triggered by the shutdown that has entered its 27th day.

17 January, 2019

Space Missions Affected By US Shutdown But NASA Not Grounded: Report

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Various space research projects, including the Hubble Space Telescope, has been put on hold due to the US shutdown.

14 January, 2019

Top Republicans Warn Against Trump Declaring National Emergency As US Shutdown Drags On

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The no.2 Senate Democrat Dick Durbin said if this president is going to turn to national emergencies every time he disagrees with Congress, I'm against it.

14 January, 2019

Donald Trump Bears Most Responsibility For Longest Shutdown In US History: Poll

Outlook Web Bureau

President Donald Trump's disapproval rating has climbed five points since December, according to a new CNN Poll conducted by SSRS.


12 January, 2019

US Govt Shutdown Enters 22nd Day, Longest In The Country's History

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The US government shutdown that has left 800,000 federal employees without salaries as a result of President Donald Trump's row with Democrats over building a Mexico border wall entered a record 22nd day on Saturday.

07 January, 2019

We Are Planning A Steel Barrier Rather Than Concrete Wall: Trump

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Trump argues that a physical barrier along the US-Mexico border is essential to stop the flow of illegal immigrants into the US.

05 January, 2019

Trump Threatens To Continue With US Govt Shutdown For Years

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Around 800,000 federal workers have been without pay since December 22.

04 January, 2019

US House Passes Bill To End Government Shutdown

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Opponents, including some in his Republican party, accuse the president of exaggerating the danger from illegal immigration for his own political gain.

27 December, 2018

Donald Trump Says US Government Shutdown Will Continue Until He Gets A Border Wall

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The president said that such a wall would be a barrier against illegal immigrants and drugs, and he added that his administration would not allow people trafficking across that border to continue.

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Leader of Opposition in Uttarakhand Assembly Pritam Singh during a protest near the State Secretariat against the Devasthanam Act, in Dehradun.

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Indian Player Mayank Agarwal plays a shot during third day of the first Test cricket match between India and New Zealand, at Green Park stadium in Kanpur.

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MP & Bollywood actor Sunny Deol with his son Karan Deol (L) during Karan's birthday celebrations, at Sunny Super Sound studio in Mumbai.

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Sharad Agarwal, Head, Lamborghini India flags off a convoy of over 50 Lamborghinis as part of the Lamborghini Espierenza Giro India 2021, at Manesar in Gurugram.

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Lok Janshakti Party (Ramvilas) President Chirag Paswan inspects Bapu Auditorium for preparation of his party foundation day function, in Patna.

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