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Tuesday, Feb 18, 2020

Government shutdown

Jan 06, 2019 20:58
The longest shutdown on record is 21 days, from late December 1995 to early January 1996. (This is the 21st in the modern era.) What would a much longer shutdown mean for US political life? read more
Jan 04, 2019 08:36
Under the bills, the departments of State, Commerce, Agriculture, Labor, Treasury and other agencies would be funded through Sept. 30, the end of the current fiscal year. read more
Jan 03, 2019 19:59
In one big shift, the new Congress convenes Thursday with Democrats taking majority control of the House, and Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said they’d quickly pass legislation to re-open the government — without funds for Trump’s border wall. read more
Dec 27, 2018 08:12
The partial shutdown will continue for at least a few more days as lawmakers head home for the holidays as Democrats and the Trump administration cannot agree on an amount of funding for border security. read more
Dec 23, 2018 18:46
Here’s a look at the major events — some high, some low — that have undoubtedly shaped Trump’s thinking heading into 2019. read more
Dec 22, 2018 11:03
Overall, more than 800,000 federal employees would see their jobs disrupted, including more than half who would be forced to continue working without pay. read more
Dec 17, 2018 23:07
Most of the government will remain open with their spending plans approved till next September, the end of the next fiscal year. Bills regarding the budgets of the department of homeland security, which deals with immigration, and the departments of... read more
Apr 29, 2018 08:17
The US President cited the hundreds of Central American migrants travelling in a “caravan” as one of the reasons for strong border security. read more
Mar 23, 2018 21:11
Donald Trump said he was displeased about immigration issues in the bill, even though the White House had given assurances on Thursday that he would sign it read more