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Trump contradicts Pence on Honduras’ role stalling migrant caravans

Trump contradicts Pence on Honduras’ role stalling migrant caravans

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that “Honduras is doing nothing” to stop migrant caravans from coming toward the US, less than a day after Vice President Mike Pence praised Honduras for its efforts to stop caravans. “Honduras is doing nothing for us. Guatemala is doing nothing for us. El Salvador is doing nothing for us,”…MORE

How the shutdown is impacting national security

How the shutdown is impacting national security

As the standoff between President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats over border security stretches into a second month, examples of how the partial government shutdown is damaging national security are beginning to mount. From counterterrorism investigations to cybersecurity protections, critical elements of the country’s national security infrastructure are showing signs of strain. The Pentagon and…MORE

URGENT – Pelosi denies Trump: No SOTU in the House until shutdown ends

URGENT – Pelosi denies Trump: No SOTU in the House until shutdown ends

(CNN) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi rebuffed President Donald Trump on Wednesday, saying she would not allow him to give the State of the Union in the House chamber while the government is shut down.Trump had insisted in a letter that he was planning on delivering his annual State of the Union address from the…MORE

Michael Cohen postpones House testimony, citing ‘threats against his family’

Michael Cohen postpones House testimony, citing ‘threats against his family’

President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen announced he is postponing his public congressional testimony that was scheduled for February 7, citing “ongoing threats against his family” from the President and his attorney Rudy Giuliani. Democrats are now considering whether to subpoena Cohen to compel his testimony before he reports to prison next month, and…MORE

The Rudy conundrum: What to make of Trump’s TV lawyer

The Rudy conundrum: What to make of Trump’s TV lawyer

In the grand, all-encompassing, transfixing behemoth of a story that is the Russia investigation, there is one simple question that floats off the tongue every week or so: Why hasn’t President Donald Trump fired Rudy Giuliani? You may ask: After Rudy’s recent on-air gaffes, should we expect him gone — or relegated to a less…MORE

White House to host Latino groups for immigration reform meeting

White House to host Latino groups for immigration reform meeting

The White House will hold a meeting with Latino stakeholder organizations Thursday afternoon to discuss immigration reform, which could lead to a potential deal to end the government shutdown, a source familiar with the meeting tells CNN. White House senior adviser Jared Kushner is scheduled to attend the meeting, which will include the League of…MORE