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Democrats withdraw offer to fund Trump's border wall

Democrats said on Tuesday they had withdrawn an offer to fund U.S. President Donald Trump's border wall, as tough negotiations over the future of young illegal immigrants known as "Dreamers" resumed in the Senate.

Trump to meet with world leaders, business CEOs at Davos forum

U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, British Prime Minister Theresa May, and other world leaders when he attends the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, this week, White House officials said on Tuesday.

U.S. senator to be first to give birth in office

U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth is pregnant with her second child and is on track to become the first U.S. senator to give birth while in office, the Illinois Democrat told a newspaper on Tuesday.

Trump to name tax lawyer Rettig to head IRS: Politico

President Donald Trump plans to nominate tax lawyer Charles "Chuck" Rettig to serve as commissioner of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service, Politico reported on Tuesday, citing multiple sources with knowledge of the White House selection process.

Senate confirms Jerome Powell as Federal Reserve chair

The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell as the next head of the central bank, succeeding Janet Yellen, a move likely to provide continuity in U.S. monetary policy with the economy growing now for nine years straight.

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Democrats withdraw offer to fund Trump's border wall

WASHINGTON Democrats said on Tuesday they had withdrawn an offer to fund U.S. President Donald Trump's border wall, as tough negotiations over the future of young illegal immigrants known as "Dreamers" resumed in the Senate. | Video