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Trump Threatens To Keep Government Closed “For Months Or years”

President Trump on Friday confirmed that he told Democratic leaders he would be willing to keep the government closed for months or even years if they refuse to provide funding for his border wall with Mexico. “I did, absolutely, I said that,” said the president, speaking with reporters after the morning meeting. “I don’t think it will,” Trump added, “But

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Pelosi less popular than Trump: Only 38% view new Speaker favorably

Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-CA, was elected Speaker of the House on Thursday, reclaiming the gavel by a vote of 220 to 192. While Democrats and media figures fawn over Pelosi, many aren’t aware that she’s one of the most unpopular members of Congress. Despite historic opposition and endless negative media coverage, President Donald Trump’s approval rating is much higher than

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Trump Orders Major Afghan Drawdown: 7,000 Troops To Return Home In Coming Weeks

CNN warns “officials brace for Trump announcement on Afghanistan” after Trump’s Wednesday bombshell Syria troop pullout announcement. He’s now initiated “a major drawdown” of forces in Afghanistan too, and while inside the beltway neocon heads might continue to explode, the broader public for which the seventeen year long Afghan war is deeply unpopular will no doubt cheer the move. And

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Trump Promises “Very Long” Gov Shutdown If Wall Not Funded

President Trump said the government shutdown will happen if Democrats in the Senate do not vote for funding the US-Mexico border wall. Trump warns that the “very long” shutdown will be entirely on them as both parties are locked in a negotiation stalemate, according to CNBC: Parts of the government will close if Congress cannot pass seven spending bills by

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Blackwater signals it may get back in business as Trump mulls Afghanistan troop drawdown

A controversial U.S. private security firm signaled Friday it is slated to return to business, spurring questions of whether President Trump will seek to privatize the ongoing war in Afghanistan. Blackwater took out a full-page ad in the latest edition of Recoil magazine with the message: “We are coming,” the Military Times reported on Friday. The ad comes a day

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Trump: John Kelly Will Depart White House By Year’s End

John Kelly is expected to depart his role as White House Chief of Staff by the end of the year, President Donald Trump said on Saturday, ending a tenure marked by tensions with his boss and confrontations with other key administration figures. The president announced the news on the front lawn on the White House, following days of swirling speculation

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