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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 »

President Trump Wants a Government Shutdown - The Atlantic

Subscribe to The Atlantic's Politics & Policy Daily, a roundup of ideas and events in American politics. Chalk up one more first for the Donald Trump administration: a president saying the country needs a government shutdown. In a pair of tweets ...and more »

Trump, in Wake of Deal to Avoid a Shutdown Now, Calls for One Later - New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump said Tuesday that the United States needed “a good 'shutdown'” this fall to force a partisan confrontation over federal spending and suggested that he might move to reverse longstanding Senate rules that effectively ...and more »

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 »

Congressional negotiators reach $1-trillion deal to fund government but provide little for Trump's priorities - Los Angeles Times

Congressional negotiators reached a bipartisan deal late Sunday to fund the federal government through September, easing the threat of a shutdown but denying President Trump several key priorities — including money for his promised border wall with ...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 »

How preexisting conditions could derail House Republicans' health-care bill, explained - Washington Post

Health-care policy is incredibly, unbelievably complicated. (Who knew, right?) But if you only learn about one issue, let it be this: whether insurers should charge people with preexisting conditions more because taking care of those people's medical ...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 be voted ...and more »

Pushing for Vote on Health Care Bill, Trump Seems Unclear on Its Details - New York Times

WASHINGTON — After two false starts on President Trump's promise to repeal the Affordable Care Act, Trump administration officials ratcheted up pressure on the House on Monday to vote on a revised version of the Republican repeal bill this week, even ...and more »

Lt. Gen. HR McMaster on foreign policy; Sen. Schumer on President Trump's first 100 days - Fox News

This is a rush transcript from "Fox News Sunday," April 30, 2017. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated. ADVERTISEMENT. CHRIS WALLACE, FOX NEWS ANCHOR: I'm Chris Wallace. With the Trump presidency now past the first hundred day ...and more »