US Government Shutdown: What Does This Mean?

The president's demand for a border wall has kept much of the government closed for more than three weeks, leaving thousands of workers without pay.

The partial shutdown of the US government has entered its 22nd day – now becoming the longest closure in the country’s history.

Donald Trump is said to have privately considered declaring a national emergency to build a wall between the US and Mexico without a new stream of cash from Congress.

However, some of the Republicans have been fiercely debating that idea, and the president has urged Congress to come up with another solution.

“What we’re not...
source: The Huffington Post

2019-01-12 15:23
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