Trump admin defends open-ended troops in Syria; says ISIS threat remains

The Trump administration is pushing back against critics who say the White House is hyping the ongoing threat of the Islamic State in Syria in order to legally justify an open-ended commitment of U.S. troops in the war zone.

"Look, we are not seeking a pretext or a justification to ...

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Dems File Bill to Dock Congress’ Pay if Govt Shuts Down

Vulnerable Democratic senators from five states where President Donald Trump won the vote in 2016 - and who face re-election themselves this year - introduced a bill Friday to dock Congress members' pay if the government shuts down, The Hill reported.