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Congress passes the border-security compromise to avert another government shutdown

Congress on Thursday passed the border-security compromise attached to funding to avert another partial government shutdown. According to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, President Donald Trump also plans to declare a national emergency to boost funding for physical barriers along the US-Mexico border. Democrats are calling the move an abuse […]
Congress passes the border-security compromise to avert another government shutdown
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Nasdaq says the US government shutdown is paralysing the IPO market — and the huge bottleneck of firms waiting to go public is getting worse

In an interview with Business Insider, the president of the Nasdaq Stock Exchange has warned that the US government’s record-breaking shutdown is crippling the market for initial public offerings. Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Nelson Griggs said the shutdown had kept the Securities and Exchange Commission […]
Nasdaq says the US government shutdown is paralysing the IPO market — and the huge bottleneck of firms waiting to go public is getting worse
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2020 Democrats rejected Trump’s latest ‘compromise’ to end the shutdown — here’s what they had to say

Democrats this weekend roundly rejected President Donald Trump’s offer to extend protections for Dreamers in exchange for funding for his border wall. Potential presidential candidates including Kirsten Gillibrand, Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris, and Bernie Sanders accused the president of using Dreamers as bargaining chips and urged him to end the […]
2020 Democrats rejected Trump’s latest ‘compromise’ to end the shutdown — here’s what they had to say