While it will come as a surprise to no one, Congressional leaders were unable to strike a deal to end the ongoing shutdown of the federal government, now in its 12th day, at a meeting with Donald Trump on Wednesday, and the president invited them to return to the White House on Friday for further negotiations.
Both before and after the meeting there was little talk of compromise as Trump and Democrats battled over his demand for border-wall funding, all but assuring the shutdown will continue...
Meet Marina Gross, the interpreter who was the only other American in the room for Trump and Putin's 1-on-1 meeting in Helsinki
In the wake of President Donald Trump's controversial summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Democratic members of Congress have called for the interpreter who sat in on the private, two-hour meeting with the two world leaders to answer questions.
Her name is Marina Gross and she has worked as a translator for the State Department for years.
Gross was the only other American in the room when Trump spoke privately with Putin.
Trump has reportedly gone to extreme...
Trump AG pick won’t meet with Democrats ‘because of the shutdown’ despite meeting with 5 Republicans
William Barr, President Donald Trump’s pick for attorney general who has a history of echoing Trump’s rhetoric, is scheduled for a Senate confirmation hearing on Tuesday. Cabinet nominees typically meet with senators from both parties who will be part of their confirmation process. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee that [