Government Shutdown Becomes Longest In U.s. History

A partial U.S. government shutdown over President Donald Trump's demand for $5.7 billion to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border entered its 22nd day on Saturday, making it the longest shuttering of federal agencies in U.S. history, with no end in sight.

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  • Senator Chris Coons visits Dover Federal Credit Union to honor them for their support during the government shutdown
    The Government Shutdown began on December 22 nd , 2018, and came to an end on January 25 th , 2019, making it the longest shutdown on record. During the shutdown, Dover Federal Credit Union created a ...
    08/20/2019 - 5:04 am | View Link
  • POLITICO Playbook: The White House aide on the front page of today’s NYT and WaPo
    He said he sees himself as a conservative populist, someone who pushed his liberal high school in California to have the Pledge of Allegiance recited on a daily basis, who says he sees U.S.
    08/18/2019 - 5:20 am | View Link
  • India shut down Kashmir’s internet access. Now, ‘we cannot do anything’
    Internet shutdowns from 2012 to 2017 cost India’s economy more than $3 billion (U.S.), the Indian Council for Research ... And the number of stoppages has spiked since then. The Darjeeling shutdown, ...
    08/14/2019 - 3:12 pm | View Link
  • House bills are going nowhere in U.S. Senate
    Of all proposed legislation, only a few have been passed by both houses, those being a package of bills to end the longest shutdown in history, disaster relief aid and a resolution to end United ...
    08/13/2019 - 7:25 am | View Link
  • Shutdown costs pegged at $3 billion as government reopens
    Overall, the U.S. economy lost about $11 billion during the five-week period, the CBO said. It expects $8 billion to be recovered, however, as the government reopens and employees receive back pay.
    01/28/2019 - 9:58 am | View Link
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