Fast food for official White House visit due to shutdown

The Dow Jones Industrial Average has seen a marked recovery despite concerns over the government shutdown

The Dow Jones Industrial Average has seen a marked recovery despite concerns over the government shutdown

That's a long time between now and then.

In the House, Democrats look to keep the pressure on Trump by holding votes this week on two bills: one that would reopen the government until February 1, and a second that would reopen it until February 28. "We want to make sure that everything is right, so we sent out, we got this".

Tuesday brought another day of high theatrics, but low substance, as the shutdown dragged into its fourth week.

Last week, Trump floated the ideal of declaring a national emergency, a strategy that could allow him to bypass Congress and direct the military to start construction of the wall.

Michael Strahan, who played for the New York Giants before becoming a TV personality, invited the Clemson football team to a dinner in New York City - and said he would pay for the meal.

Before going to the White House, coaches and players toured some landmarks in Washington, including the Lincoln Memorial.

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This continues the discord between the Currys and Trump.

Of course, many were quick to jump to the President's defense, calling the naysayers "elitist" and arguing that reporters assume they're "too good" for fast food.

Trump ended up lunching with a handful of lesser-known House Republicans.

And for Bockhorst, the feasting didn't end at the White House.

House Democrats have passed a number of bills to end the shutdown, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican, has said the chamber will not consider anything Trump would not sign into law.

McConnell, who has mainly stayed out of the public fray on the shutdown, on Tuesday accused Democrats of "acrobatic contortions" to avoid negotiating on the shutdown. He says he will not allow any bill to receive a vote if he can not be certain Trump will sign it. "Who can be against it?" he said. Roy Blunt of Missouri, a member of GOP leadership.

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In addition to federal workers not receiving paychecks, the effects of the shutdown are being felt in a number of ways throughout the country.

"Never in my political life have I ever seen the workers and the citizens that are dependent upon the services be used as a pawn", Manchin said. John Thune of South Dakota, the No. 2 Senate Republican.

Recent polling finds a slight majority of Americans opposed to building a wall along the U.S. -Mexico border - and few see the situation at the border as a crisis - but views are predictably divided by partisanship.

Speaking in a voice similar to Trump's, Colbert said, "We're going to eat all their favorite foods - burgers, KFC, taco bowls, two scoops of ice cream". However, the president misspelled the word "hamburgers".

As the White House invited lawmakers to lunch Tuesday, Pelosi gave her blessing for lawmakers to attend.

To Trump's credit, it appeared his guests enjoyed their cheat day as there was reportedly "not much" food left over, according to The Post.

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The White House's attempt to reach out to moderate Democrats comes as House Democratic leaders are planning votes this week on two stopgap spending bills created to appeal to centrist Republicans.

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