Media Watch

'19Jan
29

Analysis: Shutdown 2.0? Trump has reasons to avoid a repeat

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump learned over the past month a valuable Washington lesson that old-timers like House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell learned long ago:...
'19Jan
29

Shutdown cost economy $11B, $3B of which won't be recovered, report estimates

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimates that the longest-running government shutdown in U.S. history came at a price. It cost the economy $11 billion, with $3 billion that will never be recovered,...
'19Jan
29

Trump accepts Pelosi invitation to deliver State of the Union on Feb. 5

President Donald Trump accepted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's invitation to deliver the State of the Union address next Tuesday – bringing to a likely close a tense chapter between the two leaders. Interested in...
'19Jan
29

Trump, Pelosi agree on Feb. 5 for State of the Union address

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday accepted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's invitation to deliver his State of the Union speech on Feb. 5, a week later than originally scheduled because of the partial...
'19Jan
28

AP analysis: Shutdown 2.0? Trump has reasons to avoid repeat

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump learned over the past month a valuable Washington lesson that old-timers like House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell learned long ago:...
'19Jan
28

Cost of US shutdown more than wall price — S&P

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — S&P Global Ratings has said that the US government shutdown cost “is likely worse than what we had previously expected”. Based on the analysis, “the US economy lost at least US...
'19Jan
28

TRUMP’S ‘CANNY FOE’: The woman who brought the president to his knees

But it’s come at a cost, with many of the President’s allies walking away feeling outplayed after the 35-day lapse in funding.Mr Trump has emerged even less popular than he was before the shutdown began, with a new...
'19Jan
28

White House Challenges Democrats on Border Security

In-Depth Coverage By Ken Bredemeier January 27, 2019The White House challenged opposition Democrats on Sunday to prove they want tough security on the southern border with Mexico now that the longest-ever partial...
'19Jan
28

Trump: There is Less Than a 50% Chance of a Deal to Fund the Wall

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says there is less than a 50 percent chance congressional negotiators can put together deal to fund a southern border wall that he will accept.Trump told The Wall Street Journal...
'19Jan
28

Just what does Trump mean by a 'wall', anyway?

More than a modest victory lap by Democrats would be counterproductive to the essential goal: finding a solution that will keep the government open after Febuary 15.Where to start? Maybe with a set of questions,...

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