Some of the Districtâ€™s most popular attractions, including the National Zoo, will shutter if the government remains closed.
Democrats who flipped 43 districts to win the House got more than half of their funding from outside their states.
President Donald Trump on Saturday blamed Democrats for the high-profile deaths of two children along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen says the immigration system “is clearly overwhelmed” with an influx of migrant families.
If Trump’s decision is allowed to stand, the pay freeze would affect about 2.1 million federal employees. The military would not be affected.
The president’s incoming chief of staff says Trump will be ‘very heavily engaged’ on federal shutdown negotiations instead.
Once considered a rising GOP star, U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona abandoned his bid for a second term after numerous clashes with President Donald Trump.
President Donald Trump said Saturday that he spoke with Chinese President Xi Jinping amid an ongoing trade dispute that has roiled markets.