Democrats reject Trump's wall argument after his first Oval Office address, fact checkers find many discrepancies in his speech, Mayor de Blasio announces health care for all NYC residents, Lin-Manuel Miranda and 'Hamilton' partners save a Manhattan's Drama Bookstore, Shutdown day 19, no clear path to resolution.
House foreign affairs committee Elliot Engel pushes to hold hearings on Trump-Putin relationship, their series of secret meetings are reported, Los Angeles teachers, country’s second largest teachers union, are moving forward with a strike, Shutdown day 24, forest fire preparation in jeopardy, Ninth weekend of gilets jaunes protests France.
Strike continues in LA as thousands of teachers picket in pouring rain, Thousands gather to mourn the murder of popular liberal Polish mayor, House GOP leaders move to strip Rep. Steve King of committee assignments, Shutdown -Day 25, FEMA affected.
Islamic State claims responsibility for suicide bombing in Syria, four Americans among the dead, Andrew Wheeler grilled at Senate hearing for EPA chair asked about his belief in climate change, Shut down -day 27 federal workers suffering, Federal watch dog finds government ignored emoluments clause with Trump Hotel, Yes men publish fake Washington post, target BlackRock with hoax letter, Pelosi tells Trump shutdown makes his State of the Union a security risk.
Trump retaliates derails trip to Afghanistan by Pelosi, BuzzFeed reports Trump directed Cohen to lie to Congress regarding Moscow real estate, 3 officers acquitted in covering up for colleague in police shooting of Laquan McDonald, Shutdown day 28.
Mueller‘s office disputes BuzzFeed report that Trump told Cohen to lie to Congress, Women’s marches begin with indigenous peoples marches the country, Shutdown day 29, Giant fireball reportedly From illegal gas tapping kills 21 in Mexico, Former Chicago cop gets 81 months for 2014 murder.