WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. congressional leaders worked to finalize a massive federal spending bill on Tuesday to finance the government through September and prevent a government shutdown before funding runs out late Friday, as an approaching winter storm threatened to snarl Washington.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday, NBC News said on Twitter, citing an unnamed White House official.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House is confident the U.S. Congress will pass a spending bill by the end of this week that supports the military and infrastructure spending, and helps the government avert shutting down its operations, Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah told Fox News Channel on Monday.
CHICAGO (Reuters) – Chicago-area Democrats cast their ballots on Tuesday in a nationally watched congressional primary election that could signal whether the anti-Trump sentiment that has galvanized the party’s base could also sweep moderate lawmakers out of office.
White House deputy press secretary Raj Shah said Tuesday that the administration is confident a spending bill will be passed by the Friday deadline. “There are a number of issues that are being worked out with Congress, but we remain confident that by the end of the week, we’re going …
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Two former western Nebraska hotel managers will spend a year and a day in federal prison and be deported for enslaving and abusing their nephew. The Omaha World-Herald reports 50-year-old Vishnubhai Chaudhari and 44-year-old Leelabahen Chaudhari were sentenced Monday in federal court in Omaha. They …
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday said he has been assured that fellow Republican President Donald Trump is not considering firing U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller.