House Speaker Pelosi blocks Trump speech until government reopens
U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday informed President Donald Trump that he will not be allowed to deliver an annual State of the Union address in the House chamber until a partial government shutdown ends.
Pelosi tells Trump: No State of the Union address in the House until government is opened
Asked about the House speaker’s letter, Trump responded that the Democrats have “become radicalized.”
Wall Street mixed as shutdown, trade tensions dampen upbeat earnings
Wall Street struggled for direction on Wednesday, as early gains driven by a spate of upbeat earnings were offset by concerns about a potential economic downturn, trade tensions and longest government shutdown in U.S. history.
State of the Union address: Donald Trump told he cannot deliver speech until Government shutdown ends
Donald Trump has been told he will not be allowed to deliver an annual State of the Union address in the House chamber until a partial government shutdown ends.
Trump says all options are on the table for Venezuela
President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that all options are on the table for Venezuela after he recognized the country's opposition leader Juan Guaido as interim president and called President Nicolas Maduro's government "illegitimate."
Senate to vote on dueling plans to end shutdown
The Senate is set to vote on dueling proposals to end the government shutdown, a Republican one that would give Trump money for the wall and one from Democrats that would re-open government through February 8, with no wall money. (Jan. 23)
Paraguay recognizes Venezuela's Guaido as interim president
Paraguayan President Mario Abdo recognized Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as interim president on Wednesday, tweeting that he and his government would embrace "liberty and democracy" in the crisis-racked country.
Brazil recognizes Guaido as Venezuela's interim president
Brazil's government recognized Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as acting president of Venezuela on Wednesday and said in a statement it will provide political and economic support for its neighbor's transition back to democracy.
U.S. warns Venezuela's Maduro against violence
The U.S. government warned Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday that it is ready to ramp up oil, gold and other economic sanctions and take other unspecified actions if there is violence directed against the opposition.
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Liam Fox is making deals in Davos this week in an effort to protect UK business and trade.