President Donald Trump abruptly walked out of a closed-door meeting with congressional leaders in the White House Situation Room after Speaker Nancy Pelosi, of California, said she wouldn’t fund his border wall even if he ended the government shutdown.

Trump warned yet again that he reserved the option of declaring a national emergency to build his border wall without congressional approval.

Trump threatened to cut federal emergency funding for California’s firefighters in the middle of a partial government shutdown.

The federal government shutdown could take a toll on jury duty if the impasse stretches into Friday, officials said.

Tom Steyer, the California billionaire who has crusaded for Trump’s impeachment, said he would not join the pack of Democrats running for president in 2020 and would instead redouble his efforts to topple Trump before the election.

With Democrats having retaken control of the upper chamber in Albany, good-government advocates are hopeful that the ethics committee will be reinvigorated by its new chairwoman, state Sen. Alessandra Biaggi, a freshman who represents parts of the Bronx and Westchester County.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio introduced a proposal to guarantee two weeks of paid time off for employees. If passed, the measure would impact an additional 500,000 people in the five boroughs.

The mandate would apply to private employers with five or more employees, and would make New York City the first city in the nation with such a requirement.

Longtime Queens District Attorney Richard Brown will not run for re-election in 2019, marking an end to his nearly three-decade tenure as the borough’s top prosecutor.

Brown’s decision raised the likelihood that the diverse and changing borough might elect a liberal prosecutor with a reform agenda, which would mark a sea change in local law enforcement. At least five Democratic challengers are expected to run.

Immediately after they made history by electing Andrea Stewart-Cousins to be the first women in New York history to serve as majority leader, Democrats adopted rules empowering the Ethics Committee to start approving bills touching on topics like ethics enforcement and sexual harassment.

Trump’s legal team told special counsel Robert Mueller that the president will not answer any more questions in the probe of Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election, Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani said.

A photo purporting to show Democratic Queens Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s legs and feet soaking in a bathtub has been debunked — thanks to a group of online foot fetishists who determined the feet in question actually belong to ex-Rep. Anthony Weiner’s sexting partner, Sydney Leathers.

WNY Republican Rep. Chis Collins formally requested that his paychecks be withheld during the partial government shutdown, and has cosponsored legislation that will ensure that the federal employees “who keep our communities and nation safe” are paid for their service as shutdown negotiations continue.

“Today” show weatherman Al Roker is defending Jeremy Kappell, a Rochester meteorologist who was fired after using a racial slur in reference to Martin Luther King Jr. on live TV.

Monroe County Clerk Adam Bello says problems at the state level have caused DMV customers to be double charged. To prevent any errors, the local DMV has temporarily stopped accepting credit card payments.

De Blasio called video of NYPD cops using batons against two men in Upper Manhattan “really troubling,” and a police source said the incident could get at least one officer arrested.

Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, are getting a divorce, the Amazon founder and Washington Post owner announced.

Wegmans Food Markets is hiring for its first New York City store, which it plans to open this fall.

Michael Che, the comedian who co-hosts “Weekend Update” on “Saturday Night Live,” grew up in a housing project on Allen Street on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Now he’s betting that making people laugh can help fix the country’s largest housing system.

Gloversville Mayor Dayton King resigned as part of a plea deal on postage-related larceny allegations.

The American Psychological Association has issued its first official warning against toxic masculinity.