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Unhappy with deal, Trump still doesn’t expect a new shutdown

WASHINGTON — Under mounting pressure from his own party, President Donald Trump appeared to be grudgingly leaning toward accepting an agreement that would head off a threatened second government shutdown but provide just a fraction of the money he’s been demanding for his Mexican border wall. Trump said […]

Detroit airport reopens after 14-hour icy weather shutdown

ROMULUS, Mich.  :  — Detroit’s main airport has reopened after icy weather prompted officials to shut down flights for about 14 hours amid freezing rain. A statement from Detroit Metropolitan Airport in Romulus says it reopened midmorning Wednesday after being closed about 8 p.m. Tuesday. The Federal Aviation […]

FDA resuming some food inspections halted by shutdown

NEW YORK  — The Food and Drug Administration said it will resume inspections of some of the riskiest foods such as cheeses, produce and infant formula as early as Tuesday. The routine inspections had been briefly halted as a result of the partial government shutdown. FDA Commissioner Scott […]

Talks to resume after Trump says shutdown could last ‘years’

WASHINGTON— White House officials and congressional staffers will continue negotiations Saturday over the government shutdown, even after President Donald Trump declared he could keep it going for “months or even years.” Trump met Friday with congressional leaders from both parties as the shutdown hit the two-week mark amid […]

Trump to meet with Democrats about border wall, shutdown

WASHINGTON  — President Donald Trump and Democratic congressional leaders are seeking to avert a partial government shutdown amid a sharp dispute over Trump’s border wall and a lengthy to-do list that includes a major farm bill and a formal rebuke of Saudi Arabia for the slaying of journalist […]

Trump says Democrats ‘could have easily made deal’ to avert shutdown

open view web desk President Donald Trump marked the first anniversary of his inauguration Saturday with his government in shutdown, accusing Democrats of taking Americans hostage with their demands and saying they “could have easily made a deal.” As the clock struck midnight, in the absence of an […]

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