Mitch Mcconnell

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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders: President Donald Trump is “doing his job. He’s doing what Congress should be doing.” Photograph: Doug Mills/New York Times

A new front in the battle over a proposed border wall has opened up as US president Donald Trump requested $8.6 billion (€7.6 billion) in new funding (...)

US president Donald Trump:  the saga over the government funding bill and the border wall is a poor reflection on his governance skills. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

It says a lot about the workings of the US government that it was Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell who first announced to the nation that presid(...)

President Donald Trump will sign a bill to avert a second government shutdown, but will also declare a national emergency to secure border wall funding. Photograph: Michael Reynolds/EPA

US president Donald Trump is preparing to declare a national emergency to build his proposed border wall with Mexico, setting the White House up for a(...)

President Donald Trump. Photograph: Evan Vucci/AP Photo

US president Donald Trump has said he is “not happy” with a compromise spending agreement struck by congressional negotiators on Monday but indicated (...)

President Donald Trump  in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC. Photograph: Oliver Contreras/Pool via Bloomberg

Details of a second summit between US president Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will be announced early next week, Mr Trump said on T(...)

House speaker Nancy Pelosi. Photograph: J Scott Applewhite/AP Photo

Two competing Bills aimed at ending the US government shutdown failed to pass the Senate on Thursday, though there were tentative signs that cross-par(...)

US president Donald Trump announced he would give the State of the Union address after the ongoing government shutdown ends. Photograph:  Brendan Smialowski/AFP

US president Donald Trump will postpone his State of the Union address until the partial government shutdown ends. Following a high-stakes game of da(...)

House of Representatives speaker Nancy Pelosi  helps give out food on Tuesday at  a distribution centre in Washington set up to   assist workers affected by the US government shutdown.  Photograph: Andrew Harnik/AP

There was no sign of quick relief for 800,000 US federal workers going without pay because of the partial government shutdown as the Senate scheduled (...)

Republicans will table a vote to reopen government and fund  president Donald Trump’s wall. Photograph: Mandel/AFP/Getty Images

The US senate has scheduled votes on Thursday on competing proposals by Republicans and Democrats that would reopen an array of federal agencies that (...)

  US supreme court in Washington: the court also decided not to take up a review of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals programme, leaving  800,000 people  in legal limbo. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty

US president Donald Trump’s contentious move to ban transgender people from the military received a boost from the supreme court on Tuesday which rule(...)

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