Trump’s Tough Week Ahead, French Elections, and More
Friday is the deadline that lawmakers approved last year for the funding measure to keep the government running. That means a partial government shutdown looms, and the timing couldn’t be worse: Saturday will be President Donald Trump’s 100th day in office.
But there’s lots on Trump’s plate this week, even besides the looming shutdown: There’s a renewed push for a new healthcare bill, as well as a fresh push for a tax overhaul. And Democrats say a shutdown can be avoided if the president steps back from his demand that lawmakers fund his border wall. Read the story from NPR.
Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen will advance to next month’s runoff for the presidency of France, according to official results. Read the story from NPR.
Remembering Erin Moran
Erin Moran, best-known for playing Joanie Cunningham in “Happy Days” and “Joanie Loves Chachi,” died on Saturday. She was 56. Read the story from The AP.