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President Donald Trump on Saturday proposed to end the federal government shutdown by temporarily extending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and Temporary Protected Status for some 300,000 noncitizens in exchange for more than $6 billion in border security funding.
Federal plans to release Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac from conservatorship have been too shortsighted about the implications of restructuring housing finance, the Government Accountability Office said in a report released Friday.
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board on Friday urged operators in the state seeking to set up mobile and online platforms to be cautious after the U.S. Department of Justice earlier the week issued an opinion finding the Wire Act, which prohibits placing wagers across state lines, applies beyond sports betting.
The chief counsel to New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy faced sharp criticism from state legislators Friday about his choice not to inform the governor about rape allegations against a then-staffer for months before media inquiries about the alleged assault, as lawmakers challenged whether a state policy required keeping Murphy in the dark.
In a rare public statement on Friday, Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office challenged a BuzzFeed News report suggesting President Donald Trump had directed his lawyer Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about Russia-related matters.