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Trump 'not happy' over Dems' victory lap on budget bill - CNN

Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump and his top advisers' frustrations with Democrats' victory lap over the budget negotiations spilled over into the White House briefing room Tuesday as two Cabinet-level officials took to the podium. Homeland ...and more »

Trump: US 'needs a good shutdown' - The Hill

President Trump on Tuesday called for a "good shutdown" in September to fix the "mess” in government. He also expressed frustration that legislation needs 60 votes in the Senate because of the filibuster, saying it would be necessary to elect more ...and more »

A Bipartisan Spending Deal That Shortchanges Trump - The Atlantic

Subscribe to The Atlantic's Politics & Policy Daily, a roundup of ideas and events in American politics. Updated on May 1 at 2:03 p.m. ET. President Trump has indisputably rocked the conventions of political culture and international diplomacy during ...and more »

Bipartisan Agreement Reached to Fund Government Through September - New York Times

WASHINGTON — Congressional leaders reached a bipartisan agreement on Sunday to fund the government through September, effectively ending any suspense about the possibility of a government shutdown next weekend. The agreement, which still must ...and more »

Congressional negotiators reach deal on government funding through September - CNN

(CNN) Bipartisan congressional negotiators reached a critical agreement late Sunday on a massive spending bill that if approved by the House and Senate would fund the government through the end of September, senior aides from both parties told CNN.and more »

Congress reaches deal to keep government open through September - Washington Post

Congressional negotiators reached an agreement late Sunday on a broad spending package to fund the government through the end of September, alleviating fears of a government shutdown later this week, several congressional aides said. Congress is ...and more »

Trump Pushes for Senate Rules Change, Threatens October Shutdown - Morning Consult

President Donald Trump seems unhappy with the bipartisan spending agreement struck by congressional negotiators, pushing Tuesday for Senate Republicans to remove the legislative filibuster and calling for a government shutdown later this year. In a set ...and more »

6 policies Congress hid in the new spending bill - Politico

When Congress passes a spending bill, it's never just about the money: Massive omnibus legislation like the deal agreed to late Sunday are a vehicle for all kinds of changes to American policy. The headlines about the 1,665-page bill surround its ...and more »

Congress strikes deal on funding for 2017 to avoid shutdown - The Hill

Congressional negotiators have signed off on a deal to fund the government through September, avoiding a shutdown of federal agencies over a dispute on President Trump's border wall and other issues, according to two senior congressional aides.and more »

Does the GOP's new health care bill still cover pre-existing conditions, as Trump claims? - PolitiFact

President Donald Trump remains hopeful that he can deliver on his promise to repeal the Affordable Care Act and replace it with a plan from the Republican Party. In an interview with CBS' Face the Nation, Trump argued that the GOP's health care plan ...and more »