TRNS News Notes By Victoria Jones
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“If the president is faced with a choice of having the Department of Homeland Security shut down or fund that department for a short-term, the president is not going to allow the agency to shut down,” Earnest said Friday.
“We want to thank you for standing firm…and rallying the American people to see this for what it was,” the Liberian President said to Obama.
The Afghan delegation will also engage in diplomatic and strategic talks with Secretary of State John Kerry at Camp David during their time in the United States.
The filibustered bill would have halted President Obama’s executive orders over immigration
Senate Democrats have asked House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) to “skip the drama” and pass the same bill
The economy as measured by the gross domestic product grew at an annual rate of 2.2%, weaker than the 2.6% first estimated last month