The Pentagon says the military is too stretched to both fight insurgents and prepare for war with great world powers.
Here’s a look back at the events that lead to the bring of a government shutdown over DACA.
Writers from across the political spectrum denounced the impasse on Capitol Hill and the possibility of a shutdown.
With no immigration deal in sight, Republicans are eyeing a stopgap bill to keep the government open past Friday, sweetening it with an extension of the child health program.
“This should set off all kinds of red flags,” said one advocate, fearing the land grab will violate civil liberties. Others say it will harm the environment.
President Trump’s suggestion that Congress revive the old practice of salting spending bills with lawmaker pet projects has revived a simmering debate.