January 27, 2019 9:40 am
The plan will fund the government until Feb. 15 while Republicans and Democrats negotiate over border security. The plan includes none of the money for the border wall that he had demanded.
January 23, 2019 7:42 am
Federal workers, many of them highly educated, are limited in the type of work they can take as they wait out the shutdown.
January 20, 2019 8:30 pm
The Democrats, however, rejected the deal as a "non-starter" and called on Trump to open the federal government departments that have been shut for nearly a month before negotiations on immigration could start.
January 19, 2019 1:09 pm
The non-profit is on track to serve just as many, if not more, Friday -- day 28 of the shutdown -- and has plans to keep going until it’s over.
January 18, 2019 12:26 pm
In a message posted online Thursday, the department’s deputy undersecretary for management, Bill Todd, cited the agency’s core national security mission as the reason many furloughed employees were being asked to return to work next week.
January 10, 2019 6:14 pm
The longest shutdown ever was 21 days that stretched from December 1995 into January 1996, when Bill Clinton was president.
December 29, 2018 11:19 am
Trump worked to escalate the showdown Friday, reissuing threats to close the US-Mexico border to pressure Congress to fund the wall and to shut off aid to three Central American countries from which many migrants have fled.
December 23, 2018 9:57 am
Financing for about a quarter of federal government programs - including the departments of Homeland Security, Justice and Agriculture - expired at midnight and will not be renewed until a deal is done.
February 09, 2018 10:39 pm
President Donald Trump signed the measure into law on Friday morning, ending a government shutdown that began just after midnight, when Congress was still debating the budget deal.
February 09, 2018 2:49 pm
The unexpected turn of events dragged the Senate proceedings into the wee hours and underscored the persistent inability of Congress and Trump to deal efficiently with Washington's most basic fiscal obligations of keeping the government open.