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WASHINGTON | Trump tweets into the void as shutdown sets record

WASHINGTON—Jan 12, 2019—As the partial government shutdown slipped into the record books Saturday as the longest ever, members of Congress were out of town, no negotiations were scheduled and President Donald Trump tweeted into the void. He did not tip his hand on whether he will move ahead with an emergency declaration that could break … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump tweets into the void as shutdown sets record

WASHINGTON | DC, Md. officials ready with subpoenas in Trump hotel case

WASHINGTON — The attorneys general of the District of Columbia and Maryland said Monday that they are moving forward with subpoenas for records in their case accusing President Donald Trump of profiting off the presidency. U.S. District Court Judge Peter J. Messitte approved the legal discovery schedule in an order Monday. Such information would likely … Continue reading WASHINGTON | DC, Md. officials ready with subpoenas in Trump hotel case

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump hails trade pact with Canada, Mexico

WASHINGTON  — The Latest on a revamped North American free trade deal (all times local): 7 p.m. President Donald Trump is hailing his revamped North American trade agreement with Canada and Mexico as a breakthrough for U.S. workers, vowing to sign it by late November. But it still faces a lengthy path to congressional approval. … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump hails trade pact with Canada, Mexico

WASHINGTON | Trump hails NAFTA revamp, Trudeau calls it ‘win-win-win’

WASHINGTON  — President Donald Trump hailed his revamped North American trade agreement with Canada and Mexico as a breakthrough for U.S. workers on Monday, vowing to sign it by late November. But it still faces a lengthy path to congressional approval after serving for two decades as a political football for American manufacturing woes. Embracing … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump hails NAFTA revamp, Trudeau calls it ‘win-win-win’

WASHINGTON | Trump: Trade deal returns US to ‘manufacturing powerhouse’

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Monday celebrated a revised North American trade deal with Canada and Mexico as a return of the United States to a “manufacturing powerhouse,” vowing to sign the agreement by late November. But the president noted that the deal would need to be ratified by Congress, a step that could … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump: Trade deal returns US to ‘manufacturing powerhouse’