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March 10, 2019
President Donald Trump.  Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford.
Trump to demand $8.6 billion in new wall funding, setting up fresh battle with Congress
March 10, 2019 - 3:07pm
March 5, 2019
President Donald Trump listens during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. Bloomberg photo by T.J. Kirkpatrick.
House Democrats likely to seek 10 years of Trump's tax returns in coming weeks
March 5, 2019 - 11:27am
March 4, 2019
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) delivers remarks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 29, 2019. From left: Republican Sens. John Barrasso of Wyoming; Majority Whip John Thune of South Dakota; McConnell; and Joni Ernst of Iowa. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times/Copyright 2019)
White House works to limit GOP defections, criticism ahead of vote to nullify Trump's emergency declaration
March 4, 2019 - 12:24pm
March 3, 2019
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A teen got vaccinated against his parents' wishes - now, he'll testify before Congress
March 3, 2019 - 12:53pm
March 2, 2019
President Donald Trump listens during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. Bloomberg photo by T.J. Kirkpatrick.
Trump mocks Mueller probe, Democrats and his former attorney general
March 2, 2019 - 4:28pm
February 26, 2019
Treasury to run out of money in September unless Congress acts, CBO says
February 26, 2019 - 4:57pm
February 19, 2019
A border wall in San Diego. Washington Post photo by Carolyn Van Houten.
Trump's emergency declaration to pay for border wall faces lengthy court battle
February 19, 2019 - 7:34pm
February 18, 2019
President Donald Trump listens during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. Bloomberg photo by T.J. Kirkpatrick.
White House defends Trump's emergency declarations amid lawsuits, political battles
February 18, 2019 - 10:02am
January 27, 2019
President Trump on Dec. 14 tweeted that White House budget director Mick Mulvaney would become acting chief of staff.
Photo by Monica Akhtar — The Washington Post
Trump will secure border 'with or without Congress,' Mulvaney says
January 27, 2019 - 12:09pm
January 26, 2019
President Donald Trump walks to the White House Rose Garden to announce the plan to end the partial government shutdown. Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford.
Inside Trump's decision to end standoff
January 26, 2019 - 9:40am
January 22, 2019
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 8, 2019. Bloomberg photo by Al Drago
Senate sets votes to reopen government
January 22, 2019 - 9:48pm
President Donald Trump makes an announcement on border security and immigration, at the White House in Washington, Jan. 19, 2019. Trump cast the proposal, which offered extended deportation protections for undocumented immigrants in exchange for $5.7 billion for a border barrier, as a compromise as he sought to shift pressure to Democrats to end the government shutdown. (Tom Brenner/Copyright 2019 The New York Times)
Trump prepares two versions of State of the Union address as shutdown tensions escalate
January 22, 2019 - 7:48pm
Congress to pursue divergent paths to reopening government, but stalemate no closer to resolution
January 22, 2019 - 9:07am
January 21, 2019
An abandoned car sits next to a sign for a shuttered bowling alley off Groesbeck Highway in Macomb County, Mich. Photo for The Washington Post by Nick Hagen
Part of Trump's base is faulting him for the shutdown
January 21, 2019 - 6:07pm
President Donald Trump stops to talk to reporters and members of the media as he departs from the South Lawn of the White House on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford.
Commentary: Trump is dealmaker who can't seem to make deal
January 21, 2019 - 9:23am