Shutdown


Trump Indicates Pre-Election Shutdown Unlikely

President Donald Trump has indicated to staff that he won’t try to shut down the federal government before the midterm elections to try to win more money for a wall…

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End to Shutdown in Sight as Senate Breaks Dem Filibuster

Congress sped toward reopening the government Monday, as Senate Democrats dropped their objections to a temporary funding bill in return for assurances from Republicans leaders that they will soon take…

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House Votes to Avert Federal Shutdown, Senate Chances Dim

A divided House voted Thursday to prevent a government shutdown after an eleventh-hour deal brought conservatives aboard. But the GOP-written measure faced gloomy prospects in the Senate, and it remained…

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Treasury Chief Can’t Rule Out Shutdown, But Expects Deal

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says he can’t rule out a possible government shutdown later this week if Congress deadlocks on another temporary Washington spending bill, but thinks it’s unlikely. Speaking…

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Must-Do Bills in a Divided Congress Could Lead to Shutdown

An early December government shutdown is a real possibility, since a divided Congress can’t agree on military spending, Democrats insist on help for young immigrants, and President Donald Trump’s position…

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New Jersey Government Shuts Down

New Jersey residents were feeling the impact as a state-government shutdown took effect Saturday, shuttering parks and other public sites and disrupting ferry service to Liberty and Ellis islands. Among…

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