The government shutdown means so much more than closed buildings or unfiled paperwork – the FDA has been forced to stop much of its food safety inspections with almost half of its employees on furlough.
Rep. Steve King (R-IA) issues a statement following accusations of supporting white supremacy.
President Trump is pushing for a border wall made of steel slats, but we are now learning how ineffective they are. Stephanie Ruhle fact-checks several of the president’s claims about the wall that is causing the government shutdown.
Sen. Mazie Hirono tells Chris Hayes everyone should call their members of Congress and say, “go and tell Mitch McConnell to do his job, bring these bills on the floor.”
Washington Brief American forces began withdrawing from Syria, according to the military spokesman for the United States-led coalition against the Islamic State group. The announcement further muddled the Trump administration’s plans in the region, coming days after National Security Advisor John Bolton said the pullout was conditional and that troops could be […]
On day 20 of the government shutdown, the Food and Drug Administration — which oversees about 80 percent of the nation’s food supply, including fruits and vegetables — has limited its regular food safety inspections. [NYT / Sheila Kaplan] Don’t panic yet: Less than half a percent of annual inspections have […]
Washington Brief Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) has decided to seek the Democratic nomination for president, according to sources. She is finalizing an announcement in California around Martin Luther King Day, the sources said, in search of a telegenic location that could give her a “Springfield moment” similar to former President Barack Obama’s campaign announcement in 2007. (KCBS) President Donald […]
The day after he calmly read a carefully-worded speech from a prompter, Donald Trump was right back to rant about medieval tactics and supercars.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer tells reporters that President Trump decided to walk out of his meeting with congressional leaders after Speaker Nancy Pelosi did not agree to allocate funds for a border wall.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) respond to President Donald Trump’s national address about immigration and the US-Mexico border.