The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. Homeland Security Could Shut Down

    There’s a Feb. 27 deadline for the DHS budget, and there’s an impasse. House Speaker John Boehner supports a bill that would fund the department but overturn White House efforts to limit the deportation of millions of illegal immigrants. Democrats quickly called foul, and even some Senate Republicans aren’t on board. The bill passed the lower house but still has the upper to contend with. And due to this week’s break, tthere’s only four working days for Congress before the money runs out.

    CNBC, NYT 

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