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# us-government - Sunday 20 January, 2019

'She's behaved so irrationally': Trump lashes out at Pelosi for rejecting proposed border wall deal

Top Democrat Nancy Pelosi yesterday called Trump’s deal a “non-starter”.

# us-government - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Cash-strapped federal workers flock to food banks amid US government shutdown

There was no sign early today of a breakthrough in the showdown between Trump and Democrats in Congress.

# us-government - Friday 4 January, 2019

US House approves measures in attempt to end government shutdown

The bills that passed the House contain no funding for a border wall demanded by Trump.

# us-government - Saturday 22 December, 2018

Christmas shutdown for the US government with Trump painted as the 'Grinch who stole the deal'

Around 800,000 federal employees may be forced to ditch work or work without pay ahead of Christmas.

# us-government - Thursday 30 August, 2018

US whistleblower Chelsea Manning faces Australia speaking tour ban

Organisers of a speaking tour have said they’ve received notice that Manning’s visa will be denied.

# us-government - Thursday 29 March, 2018

Trump ousts Veteran Affairs chief as he taps White House doctor to replace him

Dr Ronny Jackson has been named as David Shulkin’s successor.

# us-government - Friday 23 March, 2018

US Senate passes huge $1.3 trillion spending bill to avert another government shutdown

The bill will now go to the White House for Donald Trump’s signature.

# us-government - Thursday 15 February, 2018

US Senate rejects immigration bills following White House veto threat

The Senate rejected both a bipartisan immigration plan and a more restrictive proposal by Trump.

# us-government - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Explainer: Who are the Dreamers and how are Irish illegals affected by US immigration disputes?

Thousands of illegal immigrants are living in fear are the US government continues to dispute immigration laws.

# us-government - Sunday 21 January, 2018

US government shutdown: Blame game continues as US lawmakers launch last-ditch bid

“I assure you we will have the vote at 1am on Monday, unless there is a desire to have it sooner.”

# us-government - Saturday 20 January, 2018

US gov shutdown: Trump blames Democrats for being 'too concerned with illegal immigrants'

Thousands of government workers will be sent home without pay until the crisis is resolved.

# us-government - Friday 19 January, 2018

What actually shuts down during a US government shutdown?

The US government will shut down unless a deal is agreed by 5am Irish time.

# us-government - Sunday 26 October, 2014

America will soon recognise gay marriage in another six states

This will bring the total number of states where same sex couples are recognised by the federal government to 32.

# us-government - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Obama: We are deeply concerned about what's happening in Kobane

The US president has committed to continued air strikes on the northern Syrian town.

# us-government - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge An official arm of the US government is tweeting doge memes Very Sadness

An official arm of the US government is tweeting doge memes

So tears. Such weep. No wow.

# us-government - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge This group want to build a large Satan statue in a US city Monumental Request

This group want to build a large Satan statue in a US city

It’s one hell of a plan. Ahem.

# us-government - Friday 11 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge 9 of the most emotional images from the US Government shutdown Hold Us

9 of the most emotional images from the US Government shutdown

We’re going to the zoo, zoo, zoo… No. Wait. No we’re not.

# us-government - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Snowden not on Bolivian jet in Vienna: Austria‎

Austrian and Bolivian officials are insisting the US leaker was not on President Evo Morales’s jet when it landed overnight.

# us-government - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Snowden applies for asylum in Ireland… and 18 other nations

The whistleblower is accusing the US Government of pressuring leaders of countries from which he has sought protection.

# us-government - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Google asks US for permission to reveal scale of data transfers

Google says it’s barred from revealing how many national security requests it follows, and wants to let people know.

# us-government - Friday 7 June, 2013

Google, Facebook, Skype, YouTube also tapped by US government

The Director of National Intelligence has denounced the leaks of highly classified documents that revealed the programs.

# us-government - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

US can keep dead Osama bin Laden photos under wraps

A court ruled that pictures of a dead Bin Laden could reveal classified intelligence methods.

# us-government - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

A massive and unprecedented intrusion: AP slams US government's snooping

The US Justice Department obtained two months of telephone records of reporters and editors working for the Associated Press, the news agency has confirmed.

# us-government - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge Mermaids don't exist: official line from US government Or Do They? This post contains videos

Mermaids don't exist: official line from US government

…Or rather they say that there is “no evidence” that they exist. Which might mean that they just haven’t yet found the evidence…

# us-government - Thursday 24 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Pizza is not a vegetable says Congressman PIZZA SLICE

Pizza is not a vegetable says Congressman

The SLICE Act aims to counter US Congress’ ruling that pizza is a vegetable.

# us-government - Friday 11 May, 2012

Teenagers sue US government over global warming

Young plaintiffs argue that climate change decisions will affect their generation.

# us-government - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

US to pay anthrax attack victim's family $2.5m

Five people died and 17 others fell ill as a result of the anthrax letter campaign in 2001.

# us-government - Thursday 8 September, 2011

Former NASA scientist admits trying to spy for Israel

Stewart David Nozette was caught in an undercover operation that started with him failing to report all of his income in his tax return.

# us-government - Thursday 14 July, 2011

Obama walks out of budget talks with Republicans USA

Obama walks out of budget talks with Republicans

The US president told Republicans ‘enough is enough’ over the debt ceiling, while the rating agency Moody’s has threatened to review the USA’s AAA rating.

# us-government - Monday 11 April, 2011

Obama to prepare plan for US's long-term deficit reduction

After averting a shutdown with a short-term agreement, the White House is now focussing on brokering a bigger budget deal.

# us-government - Saturday 9 April, 2011

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: A third arrest in the murder of a PSNI officer; two bodies recovered off the coast of Dublin, the US government avoids shutting down; and a hero politician.

US government avoids shut down after last minute deal on budget spending

The ‘historic’ agreement came just an hour before government funding was due to run out forcing thousands of government workers to take leave.

# us-government - Friday 25 February, 2011

US to impose 'unilateral and multilateral' sanctions against Libya as unrest continues

Earlier, embattled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi appeared defiant on state television.