Israel’s coalition government has dissolved parliament and will reconvene for elections in April, a full eight months ahead of the deadline.
Members of the Iron Triangle Press team are busy celebrating the holidays, so we’ve compiled today’s headlines into one quick Monday Digest — regular content will resume Wednesday.
After a tumultuous day of many back-and-forth decisions, the House passed a funding bill with $5 billion allocated for the construction of a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Only hours after it appeared as though the government would avoid a shutdown, the president has reversed course and says he will not sign the bill.
The Senate was able to pass a short-term spending bill to avoid a government shutdown just ahead of the holidays.
A Washington, D.C. federal judge has postponed sentencing for former national security advisor Michael Flynn, but not without first expressing his disgust.
Trump reportedly signed a letter of intent for the Moscow Trump Tower despite his lawyer’s assertions to the contrary and was forced to dissolve his charitable foundation.
After losing to Kyrsten Sinema in a contentious run-off election, Martha McSally will still make it to the Senate after being appointed to Arizona’s second seat by Governor Doug Ducey.
White House senior advisor and infamous xenophobe Stephen Miller doubled down on Trump’s threat to shut down the government Sunday on CBS.
After Saturday Night Live spun “It’s a Wonderful Life” into a spoof on Trump’s presidency, he demanded that the show be “tested” by the courts.