U.S. government shutdown

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., speaks to reporters as he walks out of the Senate Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, after President Donald Trump says a deal has been made to reopen the government for three weeks. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
January 25, 2019 - 3:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the Senate will pass legislation on Friday that's intended to reopen the government after a record-long 35 day shutdown. McConnell says he knows "the pain that...
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President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House, Friday, Jan 25, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 25, 2019 - 3:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Yielding to mounting pressure and growing disruption, President Donald Trump and congressional leaders on Friday reached a short-term deal to reopen the government for three weeks while negotiations continue over the president's demands for money to build his long-promised wall at...
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President Donald Trump walks back into the Oval Office after announcing a deal to temporarily reopen the government, in the Rose Garden of the White House, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
January 25, 2019 - 2:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local): 2:50 p.m. Congress is expected to quickly pass legislation that would temporarily reopen the government after President Donald Trump announced a deal to end the record 35-day partial federal shutdown. The Senate is...
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President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House, Friday, Jan 25, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 25, 2019 - 2:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Yielding to mounting pressure and growing disruption, President Donald Trump and congressional leaders on Friday reached a short-term deal to reopen the government for three weeks while negotiations continue over the president's demands for money to build his long-promised wall at...
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President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House, Friday, Jan 25, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 25, 2019 - 2:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local): 2:25 p.m. President Donald Trump says he'll sign legislation shortly to reopen shuttered government departments for three weeks — until Feb. 15. Trump's action would end what has become a record, 35-day partial...
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Military aides adjust flags before President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House, Friday, Jan 25, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
January 25, 2019 - 2:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Yielding to growing pressure, President Donald Trump and congressional leaders on Friday appeared set to seal a short-term deal to reopen the government for three weeks while negotiations continue over the president's demands for money to build his long-promised wall at the U.S.-...
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Military aides adjust flags before President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House, Friday, Jan 25, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
January 25, 2019 - 2:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local): 2 p.m. President Donald Trump and congressional leaders are closing in on a deal to temporarily reopen the government after the longest shutdown in U.S. history. That's according to five people familiar with the...
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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders talks with reporters outside the White House, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
January 25, 2019 - 1:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local): 1:10 p.m. President Donald Trump is set to speak from the White House on Friday afternoon about the partial government shutdown. His appearance is set for 1:30 p.m. Press secretary Sarah Sanders tweets that Trump...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., leaves for the day after two Senate bills to ending the partial government shutdown fail on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
January 25, 2019 - 12:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Intensifying delays at the nation's airports and widespread disruptions across the federal government instilled new urgency Friday into efforts by President Donald Trump and Congress to bring a resolution to the 35-day partial shutdown. The world's busiest airport — Hartsfield-...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif. speaks to members of the media as she arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
January 25, 2019 - 11:13 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican and Democratic leaders hunted Friday for a way to halt the 35-day partial government shutdown, but remained at odds over President Donald Trump's demand that any compromise include money for his coveted border wall. Senators were talking with increased urgency after...
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