US government shutdown

'Won't stand by as symbol of freedom goes dark', New York vows to reopen Statue of Liberty at its own cost

As a result of the budget impasse, many US government services including the Statue of Liberty have been closed since Saturday.

published on : 22nd January 2018

US Senate postpones vote on ending shutdown to Monday noon

The postponement to mid-day Monday means the United States will begin its upcoming work week with much of the federal government shuttered.

published on : 22nd January 2018

US lawmakers in bid to end shutdown stalemate

US lawmakers will launch a last-ditch bid today to end a budget impasse before hundreds of thousands of federal workers are forced to start the work week at home with no pay.

published on : 21st January 2018

Democrats wanted to give me a nice present: US President Donald Trump on the government shutdown

In the absence of an agreed spending plan, the US government shut down and federal services began to come to a halt or be scaled back.

published on : 20th January 2018

US government shutdowns that created an impact since 1995

The government has partially shut down three times in the past quarter-century — and far more often in decades past.

published on : 20th January 2018

Explainer: What next after US government shutdown

The US government shutdown began at midnight (local time) Friday as Democrats and Republicans failed to resolve a standoff over immigration and spending.

published on : 20th January 2018

US government shuts down; Democrats, Republicans blame each other

The US government officially shutdown today for the first time in five years after the Senate rejected a short-term spending bill to keep the federal government running.

published on : 20th January 2018

Democrats want a government shutdown: US President Trump

The Democrats want a shutdown of the federal government to diminish the "great success" of tax cuts and the booming economy, said Trump.

published on : 20th January 2018

US government shutdown: What closes? Who's affected?

The U.S. federal government shutdown only partially curbs operations, but the longer the shutdown continues, the more likely its impact will be felt.

published on : 20th January 2018