Washington Brief Congress is set to vote today on legislation that would fund the government through Sept. 30 with just $1.375 billion for border barriers – far short of the $5.7 billion President Donald Trump sought for his proposed wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. The Senate is expected to vote first (a single senator could object and cause a delay), followed […]
Washington Brief President Donald Trump intends to sign legislation to avoid another partial government shutdown and fund about 25 percent of the federal government through the end of the fiscal year, sources said. The deal bipartisan leaders in the House and Senate announced on Monday includes $1.375 billion for a border barrier – far short of the $5.7 […]
At his rally in Texas, Trump again repeated the claim that the border wall he promised Mexico would pay for is already under construction. Twitter’s most prolific presidential fact-checker Daniel Dale joins us to discuss.
Senator Cory Booker answers Rachel Maddow’s question about whether he would commit to choosing a woman as his running mate if he wins the Democratic nomination for president.
FEMA administrator Brock Long announced his resignation on Wednesday, saying he wanted to spend more time with his family.
Washington Brief Congressional negotiators announced a bipartisan “agreement in principle” that would avoid another government shutdown at the end of the week – if President Donald Trump will support it. The deal would include $1.375 billion for 55 miles of border barriers, far short of the $5.7 billion Trump had sought for more than 200 […]
Senator Amy Klobuchar talks with Rachel Maddow about the setting of her 2020 presidential campaign announcement and the local parallels with national priorities, and the energy she sees for Democratic candidates in the Midwest.
Donald Trump took to Twitter during his ‘Executive Time’ to explain how he spends his ‘Executive Time.’
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam begins his blackface apology tour with a few press conference road bumps, a required reading list that includes “Roots” and surprising support from his black constituents.
By Steve Benen Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country * Retired astronaut Mark Kelly announced this morning that he’s running for the Senate, hoping to secure the Democratic nomination to take on appointed Sen. Martha McSally (R) in 2020. It will be his first attempt at elected office. * On a […]