Protecting DACA Recipients Could Hold Up The Government Funding Deal
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They plan to meet Thursday, one day before the government funding expiration date.
A meeting between President Donald Trump, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is back on.
In a statement Monday, they said: "We're glad the White House has reached out and asked for a second meeting. We hope the President will go into this meeting with an open mind, rather than deciding that an agreement can't be reached beforehand."
In an effort to check off a massive to-do list, on Thursday, the three will join other GOP leaders to discuss several pending legislative issues before the government funding expires Friday.
Some include funding for the military, the opioid crisis, pension plans, community health centers and a bipartisan deal on the Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals Act, or DACA — not exactly a short order.
Nearly 900 people have pleaded or been found guilty of crimes related to the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol insurrection.
Wednesday's debate provides another chance for candidates to pitch themselves to a national audience as alternatives to former Pres. Donald Trump.
McCarthy announced in the Wall Street Journal he will step down from his seat in Congress at the end of the year.
Sean "Diddy" Combs and two other men have been accused of gang-raping a 17-year-old girl in 2003 in a new lawsuit.
Police in Las Vegas said officers were responding to an active shooter at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where multiple victims were reported.
NCAA Pres. Charlie Baker says his proposal will help address vast disparities between the wealthiest schools and the hundreds of other NCAA schools.