The former speaker praised Trump's work.
Earlier in the day, Trump tweeted that Republicans should use the tactic to pass the long-term budget.
Trump called for Republicans to use the "nuclear option" to resolve the government shutdown as it entered its second day.
McConnell told Democrats to choose between DACA or CHIP.
Trump is scheduled to deliver his second presidential address on January 30.
President Donald Trump has accused Democrats of putting the U.S. military at risk.
Item one: Republicans are planning to blame Democrats.
Here's what would happen to the military in the event of a government shutdown.
"This Thanksgiving I would be grateful if you use the influence you have to advocate for a CLEAN Dream Act by December," they wrote.
Neil Buchanan writes that the Trump administration is ignominiously split on what to do.
The beach was among the state parks, historic sites and attractions closed by Christie after a budget standoff caused government shutdown.
Republicans are clamoring for some big wins before the 2018 elections, but they're coming up short.
Trump's use of the term "travel ban" and references to Muslims being its target have previously informed rulings against the executive order.
They also handed President Donald Trump a downpayment on his promised military build-up.
Last time the government shut down it cost about $24 billion in economic output. Here's what you need to know about the potential 2017 shutdown.
About 40 percent of voters said a debate over building a border wall is worth a shutdown.
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Britons asking why BLM are protesting may be unaware of justice campaigns relating to state violence.
Demonstrators blocked traffic in London, Birmingham, Manchester and Nottingham.
Conservatives have been told that "a Republican Congress can overcome a Democratic president and bring him to his knees when it's not possible."