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President Donald Trump split with his own party and agreed to support a plan to temporarily fund the government and increase the debt ceiling.
President Donald Trump split with his party and agreed to support a plan to temporarily fund the government and increase the debt ceiling.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi announced the deal Wednesday after a bipartisan meeting with Trump at the White House. They said both sides of the aisle "look forward to working together on the many issues before us."
Trump later told reporters he thinks the agreement "will be very good."
Also included in the plan is Hurricane Harvey relief funding.
If Congress approves the deal, it pushes the deadline to finalize a federal budget to Dec. 15. That gives lawmakers three months to work out several big issues — including health care, defense funding and immigration.
The U.S. State Department has declared Evan Gershkovich's detention wrongful, and his colleagues say he's being held simply for being a journalist.
The authors of a study suggested that policies and initiatives be put in place to prevent children from accessing weapons.
The White House and House Republicans have remained at odds over an agreement to house 2,000 migrants on federal land.
Advertisers on Instagram and Facebook will have to disclose when they use AI or other digital techniques starting in 2024.
Jeremy Cooper and Pete Cichuniec pleaded not guilty to criminally negligent homicide, manslaughter and assault in connection with McClain's death.
The former Marine was sentenced to 16 years in prison by a Moscow court in 2020 for espionage — charges Whelan and the White House deny.