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  • Trump impeachment more likely after GOP-led Senate votes for budget he hates — ‘the president was weakened today’: MSNBC panel

    The defeat President Donald Trump suffered in the U.S. Senate on Thursday may indicate the viability of an impeachment conviction, NBC News national affairs analyst John Heilemann explained on “The Last Word” with Lawrence O’Donnell. “The president was weakened today, in more ways than Trump voters — and probably anyone in the White House — actually understands,” O’Donnell predicted. “Mitch McConnell turned the ship of the United States Senate around and started heading away from

    Raw Story
  • Top GOP senator briefs Trump on border negotiations

    Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) briefed President Trump on the ongoing negotiations to break the stalemate on the U.S.-Mexico border wall and prevent a second shutdown.Shelby said he had a "productive" meeting with Tr

    TheHill
  • Will Senate GOP try to pass a budget this year?

    Senate Republicans are divided over whether to pass an annual budget, with some lawmakers arguing it’s a waste of time and could become a political liability if vulnerable members of their conference are forced to cast tough votes.

    TheHill
  • GOP senators brush off Trump call for reciprocal tariffs

    President Trump's request in his State of the Union address for reciprocal tariff powers — the ability to quickly slap levies on countries that have done the same to the U.S. — drew little support from some Republican senators Wednesday. Lawmakers have mostly been looking instead for ways to give Congress more power over the tariff process.

    Washington Examiner