Trump Tweets US Needs September ‘Shutdown’ to Fix Senate ‘Mess’

President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday that the U.S. government “needs a good shutdown” in September to fix a “mess” in the Senate, signaling his displeasure with a temporary spending bill that Republican congressional leaders — and Trump himself — are praising as a major accomplishment.

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White House Says Agencies Addressing Rogue Social-Media Posts

The White House says government agencies are taking action to address a rash of rogue posts on their social media pages following a temporary blackout on news releases and social media activity that at least one affected department is describing as a simple miscommunication.

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