The government is due to run out of funding on September 30 without congressional action, so it's about that time again. When the US government is within seven days of a potential shutdown, no matter the circumstances or state of play in funding negotiations, the Office of Management and Budget begins its standard shutdown planning protocol, reminding government agencies of the steps they should prepare to take.
Special envoy to Haiti resigns citing 'inhumane' US decision to deport thousands of Haitians from US border
Daniel Foote, the US special envoy to Haiti, has handed in his resignation to Secretary of State Antony Blinken, saying he will "not be associated with the United States inhumane, counterproductive decision to deport thousands of Haitian refugees" from the US-Mexico border.
In Hill talks, Biden takes down the temperature in push for commitments and an end game
President Joe Biden didn't enter the back-to-back-back meetings on Wednesday with nearly two dozen Democratic lawmakers demanding a deal -- or even looking for one. Things are simply too far apart for that at the moment.