An envoy said the emergency imposed in Maldives after a court ordered the release of jailed politicians can expire Thursday after allowing the government to investigate the judges who issued the order.
Two major issues, the border wall and a tunnel and rail project, are holding up the massive government-wide spending bill that must pass Congress before a midnight Friday deadline to avoid another government shutdown.
Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA) spoke on the House floor about the exclusion of an amendment that would declassify a Vietnam-era Department of Defense project that intentionally exposed servicemembers and civilians to deadly chemical weapons.
Congressman Mike Thompson
Rep. Mike Thompson: "To sweep this under the rug is a shame"
Trump tells French president's wife: 'You're in such a good shape'
Cruz supports revised GOP health care bill with his amendment attached
Rep. Mike Thompson seeks justice for veterans exposed to chemical tests