President Trump will unveil his budget proposal on Monday. Trump's spending proposal includes $8.6 billion in new funding for the wall on the border with Mexico - https://reut.rs/2J51skk


Senate Republicans have until Friday to find a way out of a showdown over Trump's emergency declaration. The Senate must vote by Friday on a resolution to block President Trump's emergency declaration which allows him to shift funding to build his border wall without Congressional approval. Currently, there are enough Republican votes to pass the measure, setting up a probable veto by Trump - http://bit.ly/2J5AqJQ


Schiff says Mueller made a "mistake" by not demanding Trump testify under oath. The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee said it might be more expedient to avoid subpoenaing Trump because the president could fight the move in court - https://wapo.st/2J4vSTZ


Trump told RNC donors "Democrats hate Jewish people." Trump was referring to comments by freshman Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar. Trump also reportedly went on a "bizarre tangent" about being alone in the White House over Christmas - http://bit.ly/2J6p08K


Biden leads in Iowa. A new poll gives the former vice president a 2-point lead over Sen. Bernie Sanders in the early 2020 state. Biden is expected to jump into the Democratic nomination race soon - http://bit.ly/2TEoYsG


Fox News condemns comments by Pirro. Fox host Jeannie Pirro suggested this weekend Rep. Ilhan Omar is not loyal to the Constitution because she wears a hijab - https://politi.co/2TMHwXW


Gillibrand aide resigned in protest over her office's handling of sex harassment claims. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, who is running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, is one of the most outspoken advocates of the #MeToo movement. A female aide resigned in protest over the handling of her own sexual harassment complaint by Gillibrand's office - https://politi.co/2JjtrgD


Republicans claim the Green New Deal would cost $93 trillion, but that number is bogus. The number came from a conservative think tank that made huge assumptions about how Democrats would implement the plan - https://politi.co/2THLBfI


Uncle Sam watching for disability cheats? The Trump administration is working on a proposal to use social media posts to identify people who claim Social Security disability benefits without being disabled - https://nyti.ms/2JfdJmG


Tucker Carlson made misogynistic and sexist comments. Newly unearthed audio discovered the current Fox News host called into a shock-jock radio show between 2006 and 2011 where he appeared to defend Warren Jeffs and statutory rape - http://bit.ly/2J21Dgf


America is set to become the largest energy exporter in the world. The U.S. will surpass Saudi Arabia later this year in exports of oil, natural gas and petroleum products - https://cnn.it/2TFsW4h