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Interpreter from Trump-Putin summit may be forced into congressional spotlight

(ABC News)- Only one American was a firsthand witness to President Donald Trump’s summit last summer with Russian President Vladimir Putin: veteran State Department translator Marina Gross. Gross’ job is to blend into the background and seamlessly help two leaders communicate. But now there is mounting interest in seeing Gross step into the spotlight, as Democrats on the House Foreign Affairs…

Trump heads to Texas as part of public relations campaign for border wall

(ABC News)-  President Donald Trump is set to travel to the southern border Thursday as he continues to make his case for building a barrier along the southern border triggered by the president’s demand for a border wall. The White House has said the president’s trip is designed to allow him to meet with those individuals who are “on the front lines”…

Trump-Pelosi showdown over shutdown first battle of new era

  WASHINGTON D.C. (ABC NEWS)- Nancy Pelosi often quotes Abraham Lincoln saying public sentiment is everything. It’s a theory that will be put to the test when the new House Democratic majority gavels in this week and votes to end the government shutdown without money for President Donald Trump’s border wall with Mexico. The high-stakes move to reopen the government will be the first big…

Government Shutdown update

ABC NEWS Washington– The partial government shutdown continues and President Donald Trump is threatening to shutdown the entire US Mexico border, that’s if Lawmakers don’t provide the money for his border wall. Friday, The Secretary of Homeland Security made a trip to El Paso, Texas following the deaths of two migrant children in US custody. ABC’s Kenneth Moton has the latest…

White House: Trump would accept less money for border wall

WASHINGTON D.C (ABC NEWS)- Both sides in the long-running fight over funding President Donald Trump’s U.S.-Mexico border wall appear to have moved toward each other, but a shutdown of one-fourth of the federal government entered Christmas without a clear resolution in sight. In fact, a top White House official warned the shutdown could stretch into January. Acting White House chief of…

Trump’s approval improves, Dems still lead for the House (POLL)

ABC NEWS–  Donald Trump’s job approval rating advanced to its second-highest of his career in a new ABC News/Washington Post poll, but not by enough to erase a double-digit Democratic lead in midterm election vote preferences. Boosted by comparatively strong ratings on the economy, Trump has 41 percent approval for his work in office overall, up from 36 percent in late August….