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US partial government shutdown becomes longest on record as it enters 22nd day

11 days ago   |   By Evening Standard

The partial shutdown of the United States government has become the longest closure in the country's history as it entered its 22nd day.
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America shuts down: how the federal government closure is impacting millions

11 days ago   |   By The Guardian

An estimated 800,000 federal workers are missing paychecks, but the effects extend beyond those who work for the government On Saturday, the partial federal government shutdown entered its 22nd day, making it the longest such shutdown in US history. Donald Trump has argued that the shutdown is necessary to win funding for a wall to address what he says is a crisis on the Mexico border. But 69% of Americans say a border wall should not be a priority and according to polling , the public is increasingly blaming Trump for the shutdown. Related: Trump backs away from declaring national...
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SHUTDOWN STANDSTILL: The government shutdown enters a record 22nd day as Trump, Democrats continue to battle over the border wall and 800,000 workers go without pay

SHUTDOWN STANDSTILL: The government shutdown enters a record 22nd day as Trump, Democrats continue to battle over the border wall and 800,000 workers go without pay

11 days ago   |   By Business Insider

The government shutdown entered day 22 at midnight Eastern Time, setting the record for the longest shutdown of the modern budgeting era.
The shutdown surpassed the 21-day shutdown of 1995 and 1996 as the longest ever.
The shutdown does not appear to be close to ending as President Donald Trump and Democrats remain dug in to their positions on the president's request for $5 billion to build a US-Mexico border wall.
The shutdown has also left 800,000 federal workers with no paychecks.
Airport security, food inspections, mortgage services, national parks, and more are being affected by the...
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