Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) contends that shutting down the government over "the issue of illegal immigration" is a strategy the American people didn't understand.
Vice President Mike Pence on Monday defended President Trump on his recent comments disparaging immigration from Africa and Haiti, insisting the president's "heart" is aimed at a merit-based system that is blind to immigrants' "race or creed." (Jan. 22)
CNN's Dana Bash and Jeff Zeleny break down how Minority Leader Schumer moved away from his original demands and towards a compromise to reopen the government.
Kristen Bell took the stage as the first-ever host of the SAG Awards and referenced the first lady, who said that combating cyberbullying would be her key focus during her time in the White House.
Since the conflict in Yemen escalated, more than two-thirds of girls are married before they turn 18. Halima is 12 years old and is worried her father will soon marry her off and use her dowry to feed the family.
Republican Senators Lindsey Graham, Jeff Flake, and Susan Collins believe if Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell uses stronger language to affirm his intention on reaching an immigration deal, the government shutdown could end soon.