government shutdown

Trump signs massive measure funding US government, COVID relief

The massive bill includes $1.4 trillion to fund government agencies through September and contains other end-of-session priorities.

published on : 28th December 2020

'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 President Donald Trump seeks 'constitutional option' to end government shutdown

Both the Democratic and Republican leaders in the Senate said that they were continuing with their negotiations and short out their differences so as to end the government shutdown.

published on : 21st 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

US Vice President Mike Pence still to head to Middle East despite government shutdown threat

Pence will arrive in Cairo on January 20 for a meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, heading the following day to Amman for a one-on-one with King Abdullah II.

published on : 19th January 2018

US house passes Stop-gap bill to avert government shutdown 

With the federal government set to run out of money Friday at midnight -- the eve of the one-year anniversary of Trump's inauguration, the bill cleared the House with a 230-197 vote.

published on : 19th January 2018