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Another government shutdown looms as funding runs out in a week and Democrats are still undecided about Trump’s border wall

"We'll see what happens. We need border security," Trump said. "We have to have it. It's not an option. Let's see what happens."

‘Mr. President, dig in’: Lindsey Graham praises Trump’s refusal to compromise over border wall funding even as the government shuts ...

Sen. Lindsey Graham praised President Donald Trump for the decision to shut down the government in favor of compromising on funding for his border wall.
President Donald Trump

Trump is abruptly threatening to veto the spending bill and force a government shutdown over the border wall

There is growing concern that President Donald Trump could veto the short-term funding bill, forcing the government into a partial shutdown on Friday.
Rep. Mark Meadows, chair of the House Freedom Caucus

Mark Meadows doesn’t ‘anticipate’ running for another term as chairman of powerful conservative Freedom Caucus

"I don't anticipate doing that," Meadows told INSIDER on Tuesday when asked if he would seek another term. "But I don't know."

A powerful group of conservatives that sprung out of the Tea Party is one of the biggest losers of the midterm elections

The House Freedom Caucus has never been in Congress during a Democratic majority and will see a major shift in how they conduct business.
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks with House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows (L) and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R) behind him on May 4, 2017.

As Rosenstein announces new indictments of Russian hackers who targeted the 2016 US election, Republicans renew push to impeach him

A group of conservative House Republicans are moving a step closer to filing impeachment documents targeting the deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein. The push came just hours after Rosenstein announced new indictment of 12 Russian hackers who targeted the 2016 US election.

Republicans know their immigration bills are going nowhere, and they’re gearing up to pin the blame on Democrats

Despite holding a solid majority in the House, Republicans are already gearing up to place blame on Democrats for what will likely be the failures of multiple immigration bills making their way to the House floor on Thursday.

Republican leaders in the House are on the verge of avoiding another major embarrassment

As he prepares to exit his political career at the end of the year, Speaker Paul Ryan is struggling to control various factions in the GOP conference as a heated immigration fight consumes the agenda. But a glimmer of hope to reach a deal came through on Thursday afternoon.

Preet Bharara: Rod Rosenstein’s ‘dramatic and defiant’ response to a threat of impeachment was ‘long overdue’

Deputy US Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told reporters on Tuesday that the Justice Department "is not going to be extorted." He was responding to a move by House Freedom Caucus Republicans who announced they might try to impeach him to limit the Russia investigation, which he oversees.
Deputy U.S. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein testifies to the House Judiciary Committee hearing on oversight of the Justice Department on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., December 13, 2017.

‘The Department of Justice is not going to be extorted’: Rod Rosenstein blasts pro-Trump GOP critics threatening his impeachment

"They can't even resist leaking their own drafts," Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said in response to reports that members of the House Freedom Caucus are preparing articles for his impeachment.