Tag Archives: Mitch McConnell

Trump to Declare National Emergency to Build Border Wall, Mitch McConnell Says

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has indicated that he will sign a spending bill to keep the government open, but also plans to issue an emergency declaration to build a wall or physical barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border, Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell said on Thursday. “I’ve just had an opportunity to speak with President […]

How Showbiz Would Feel Impact of a Government Shutdown

In a little more than two days, funding for the federal government will expire and, unless Congress comes to an agreement on a new spending plan, there will be a shutdown. On Wednesday, there were few signs on Capitol Hill that lawmakers were coalescing around a plan. Rather, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pitched a […]