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Who is Nancy Pelosi, Trump’s fiercest rival?
Nancy PElosi
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Who is Nancy Pelosi, Trump’s fiercest rival?

The US House speaker says president’s family should stage ‘intervention for the good of the country’ - but rules out impeachment
24 May 2019
Donald Trump to declare national emergency
US president Donald Trump
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Donald Trump to declare national emergency

White House reveals Trump plan to bypass Congress
15 Feb 2019
Negotiators reach ‘tentative’ deal to avoid shutdown
Donald Trump tells supporters that he will build a wall between the US and Mexico
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Negotiators reach ‘tentative’ deal to avoid shutdown

Agreement includes partial funding for physical barriers at US-Mexico border
12 Feb 2019
US Senate fails to reopen government
US government shutdown continues after Senate fails to pass new bills
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US Senate fails to reopen government

Democrat proposal garners more votes than Trump plan
25 Jan 2019
Feud intensifies as Donald Trump cancels Nancy Pelosi’s trip
US lawmakers left waiting on a bus after Trump cancels delegation to Afghanistan
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Feud intensifies as Donald Trump cancels Nancy Pelosi’s trip

US president grounds military aircraft, stopping Congressional visit to troops
18 Jan 2019
US shutdown now longest in history
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US shutdown now longest in history

Donald Trump and Republicans blamed by majority of Americans as stand-off shows no end in sight
14 Jan 2019
Donald Trump claims ‘crisis’ at southern border
Donald Trump has again called for $5.7 billion to pay for his border wall
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Donald Trump claims ‘crisis’ at southern border

US president stops short of declaring national emergency in televised speech
9 Jan 2019

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Is the UK government facing a US-style shutdown?
Yvette Cooper
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Is the UK government facing a US-style shutdown?

MPs launch bid to avoid no-deal Brexit by rewriting crucial financial legislation
8 Jan 2019
Trump threatens to call national emergency to fund wall
Donald Trump
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Trump threatens to call national emergency to fund wall

Lawmakers remain deadlocked with US president over funding for border wall
7 Jan 2019
US budget agreement reached
Mitch McConnell and Chuck Schumer together after reaching budget agreement
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US budget agreement reached

The bill has been labelled a ‘monstrosity’ by critics of the $300bn spending plan
8 Feb 2018
Donald Trump: ‘I would love to see a shutdown’
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Donald Trump: ‘I would love to see a shutdown’

Comments on immigration undermine ongoing budget negotiations
7 Feb 2018
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