National budgets

President Donald Trump with, Vice President Mike Pence, left, speaks in the Diplomatic Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, March 23, 2018, about the $1.3 trillion spending bill. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
March 23, 2018 - 3:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the $1.3 trillion spending bill (all times local): 1:46 p.m. President Donald Trump is warning Congress that he will "never sign another bill like this again," as he signs a $1.3 trillion spending bill. Trump calls the omnibus legislation a "ridiculous situation,"...
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President Donald Trump speaks in the Diplomatic Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, March 23, 2018, about the $1.3 trillion spending bill. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
March 23, 2018 - 2:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed a $1.3 trillion spending measure Friday, averting a midnight government shutdown just hours after declaring he was considering a veto. Trump said he was "very disappointed" in the package, in part because it did not fully fund his plans for a border...
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President Donald Trump attends a Greek Independence Day Celebration reception in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, March 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
March 23, 2018 - 1:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the $1.3 trillion spending bill (all times local): 1:30 p.m. President Donald Trump says he's signed a $1.3 trillion spending measure averting a government shutdown just hours after saying he was considering a veto. Trump has been fuming because the package does not...
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Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway speaks during her interview with CNN in the White House Press Brady Press Briefing Room, Friday, March 23, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
March 23, 2018 - 1:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the $1.3 trillion spending bill (all times local): 1:30 p.m. President Donald Trump says he's signed a $1.3 trillion spending measure averting a government shutdown just hours after saying he was considering a veto. Trump has been fuming because the package does not...
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Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway speaks during her interview with CNN in the White House Press Brady Press Briefing Room, Friday, March 23, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
March 23, 2018 - 12:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the $1.3 trillion spending bill (all times local): 12:40 p.m. President Donald Trump has announced a 1 p.m. news conference to discuss a $1.3 trillion spending bill. The press conference comes just hours after he tweeted that he's considering vetoing the legislation...
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Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney speaks in the Brady press briefing room at the White House in Washington, Thursday, March 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
March 23, 2018 - 12:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump cast doubt on whether he would back the massive spending bill needed to avert a government shutdown Friday, saying he was "considering" a veto over concerns about a program protecting young "Dreamer" immigrants that he moved to end and money for his promised...
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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., speaks during a news conference about the massive government spending bill moving through Congress, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 22, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 23, 2018 - 10:47 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump cast doubt on whether he would back a $1.3 trillion spending bill needed to avert a government shutdown Friday, saying he was "considering" a veto over concerns about young "Dreamer" immigrants and border wall money. Hours before funding for the government...
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Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway speaks during her interview with CNN in the White House Press Brady Press Briefing Room, Friday, March 23, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
March 23, 2018 - 9:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the $1.3 trillion spending bill (all times local): 9:15 a.m. President Trump says he is "considering" a veto of a giant $1.3 trillion spending bill, citing concerns over "Dreamers" and border wall funding. Trump says on Twitter Friday morning: "I am considering a...
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FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2018 file photo, Johnny Perez suns himself in springlike temperatures along Lake Michigan in Chicago. Congressional leaders are rejecting President Donald Trump's effort to kill or sharply cut funding of programs to protect and restore some of the nation's prized waters, such as the Great Lakes and Chesapeake Bay. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast File)
March 23, 2018 - 9:11 am
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — President Donald Trump has gotten nowhere in his push to kill federal support for cleaning up some of the nation's most prized waterways. A $1.3 trillion spending package approved by Congress includes nearly $448 million for Environmental Protection Agency programs...
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., speak to reporters about the massive government spending bill moving through Congress, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 22, 2018. The bipartisan $1.3 trillion spending bill pours huge sums into Pentagon programs and domestic initiatives ranging from building roads to combatting the nation's opioid abuse crisis, but left Congress in stalemate over shielding young Dreamer immigrants from deportation and curbing surging health insurance premiums. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 23, 2018 - 6:03 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress gave final approval Friday to a giant $1.3 trillion spending bill that ends the budget battles for now, but only after late scuffles and conservatives objected to big outlays on Democratic priorities at a time when Republicans control the House, Senate and White House...
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