The trip comes a day after a meeting with congressional leaders ended after just 14 minutes, with both sides pointing fingers. Democrats claimed the president demanded money for the border wall and stormed out when they wouldn’t agree. Vice President Mike Pence said Democrats were “unwilling to even negotiate.”
The less-than-a-quarter-hour meeting marked a “total breakdown in talks,” ABC News Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl tells us.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein listens as U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks during a news conference to announce efforts to reduce transnational crime, at the U.S. District Attorney’s office, in Washington D.C., Oct. 15, 2018.
3. Investigators urge alleged victims of R. Kelly to come forward
Kelly’s Chicago attorney, Steve Greenberg, told ABC News in a statement the claims in the series are “nothing” and that “if Mr. Kelly had done anything wrong you would expect to hear facts, not the pitchfork posse.”
ABC News’ Linsey Davis tells us what she has heard from an alleged victim.
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R. Kelly performs in concert during the ’12 Nights Of Christmas’ tour at Kings Theatre, Dec. 17, 2016, in Brooklyn, New York.
Trans advocate Jazz Jennings on life before, after gender confirmation surgery
On this day in history:
Sept. 17, 1994 — The trial of Lorena Bobbitt, who sliced off her husband’s penis, begins.
This day in history: Jan. 10, 1994
The must-see photo:
Washington’s first and oldest synagogue, Adas Israel Synagogue, is moved via a remote-controlled platform to its new location, where it will become the cornerstone of the Capital Jewish Museum on Third Street NW in D.C. (photo credit: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)
Washington’s first and oldest synagogue, Adas Israel Synagogue, is moved via a remote controlled platform to its new location where it will become be the cornerstone of the Capital Jewish Museum on 3rd St. NW in Washington, DC, Jan. 9, 2019.
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Watch as musicians play instruments made of ice in an igloo on an Italian glacier.
Musicians play instruments made of ice in igloo on Italian glacier
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