The White House budget office was slated to hold a call with U.S. government agencies on Friday to plan for a government shutdown in case the U.S. Congress fails to pass a short-term funding bill by a deadline next week.
The group is expected to talk about a continuing resolution, or CR, to temporarily fund the government when the 2017 fiscal year begins on Oct. 1. Congress has yet to approve full appropriations bills to fund the government in fiscal 2017, a senior Democratic congressional aide said.
Enslaved families across America were split apart, rape was common, and human life was a commodity to be traded worldwide. But hey, food and shelter. Let’s move on.
By my count, seven presidents adored their wives and made a show of it. If you add Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson, grief-stricken widowers, a trend becomes visible.
Secretary of Labor: “We can’t deliver on the promise of equal pay unless we have the best, most comprehensive information about what people earn.”
Press secretary: Other GOP candidates, who have pledged to support the person who eventually wins the party’s nomination, should disavow Trump “right now.”
President Obama’s hopes of preserving the Iran nuclear deal were dealt a blow on Thursday when Sen. Charles Schumer came out against it.
The Obama administration marked the occasion with a special video by First Lady Michelle Obama, smiling as she tore one of the “No photos” signs up with her own hands.
Watch a report on how the word got out — and also a note about a certain other president who hung out with Hollywood stars at the White House.
Indelible partnerships make memorable presidencies. The Roosevelts lived in the White House for a dozen years. Bill and Hillary plan to stay a total of 16.
During Japanese Prime Minister’s visit to the states, Obama invites sporting, business, entertainment, and tech elite to a formal dinner at the White House.