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The Latest: No movement in settling record-long shutdown

WASHINGTON —Jan 12, 2019—The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local): 3:35 p.m. The partial government shutdown has slipped into the record books as the longest ever. Members of Congress are out of town, no negotiations are scheduled and President Donald Trump is tweeting into the void. He’s not tipping his hand about … Continue reading The Latest: No movement in settling record-long shutdown

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

MCALLEN, Texas | At the border, Trump moves closer to emergency declaration

MCALLEN, Texas  — Jan 10, 2019—Taking the shutdown fight to the Mexican border, President Donald Trump edged closer Thursday to declaring a national emergency in an extraordinary end run around Congress to fund his long-promised border wall. Pressure was mounting to find an escape hatch from the three-week impasse that has closed parts of the … Continue reading MCALLEN, Texas | At the border, Trump moves closer to emergency declaration

WASHINGTON | Trump seeks an edge in shutdown fight with TV address

WASHINGTON— Jan 08, 2019—Fighting for advantage in the government shutdown battle, President Donald Trump aimed to use a prime-time address Tuesday to convince Americans he needs billions of dollars from Congress for his long-promised border wall to resolve security and humanitarian problems he contends have reached a crisis pitch. He was sure to face intense … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump seeks an edge in shutdown fight with TV address

Georgia News: Goveror Nathan Deal issues emergency declaration for all 159 counties

ATLANTA, GA – Based on the latest 11 a.m. forecast for Hurricane Florence and acting on a recommendation from Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS) officials, Governor Nathan Deal today issued an emergency declaration for all 159 counties in Georgia. “The state is mobilizing all available resources to ensure public safety ahead of … Continue reading Georgia News: Goveror Nathan Deal issues emergency declaration for all 159 counties

South Carolina News: Governor Henry McMaster Requests Federal Disaster Declaration in Advance of Hurricane Florence’s Potential Impact to the State

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster has submitted to President Donald Trump a request for a federal emergency declaration in anticipation of the possible impact from Hurricane Florence. A copy of the governor’s letter requesting the declaration can be found HERE. The governor is requesting the availability of federal resources should the storm … Continue reading South Carolina News: Governor Henry McMaster Requests Federal Disaster Declaration in Advance of Hurricane Florence’s Potential Impact to the State