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President Donald Trump will sign Congress' border security compromise, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday.
President Donald Trump appears 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.
National parks across the United States are scrambling to clean up and repair damage that visitors and storms caused during the recent government shutdown while bracing for the possibility of another closure ahead of the busy Presidents Day weekend later this month.
U.S. employers shrugged off last month's partial government shutdown and engaged in a burst of hiring in January, adding 304,000 jobs, the most in nearly a year.
Even though the government shutdown is over, some federal workers are still waiting for their pay checks. One local organization is giving them a helping hand.
President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday hardened their positions about a border wall, casting doubt on the prospects of Capitol Hill negotiations intended to reach a compromise and avoid a second government shutdown.
When President Trump announced an end to the longest government shutdown in US history Friday, many federal workers and their families breathed a sigh of relief. But many still have yet to be paid.
Capitol Hill negotiators are hopeful of an agreement as they officially kick off talks on a homeland security spending bill stalled over funding for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall.
The just-ended government shutdown created a windfall for seashell lovers on the North Carolina coast.