The Government Shutdown

Trump, Congress Leaders Reach Deal To End Shutdown

Yielding to mounting pressure and growing disruption, President Donald Trump and congressional leaders on Friday reached a short-term deal to reopen the government for three weeks while negotiations continue over the president’s demands for money to build his long-promised wall at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Aviation Department To Hold Federal Employee Resource Fair

The Aviation Department is holding a Federal Employee Resource Fair 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Thursday, January 31 at the CLT Center to help connect federal workers with organizations able to assist them during the government shutdown. All federal workers are invited to attend.

Senate Pressing Ahead On Shutdown Votes With Dim Prospects

The Senate is pressing ahead with votes on competing Democratic and Republican plans to end the 34-day partial government shutdown, but both measures appear likely to fall victim to a poisonous Washington impasse that shows little sign of easing.

First Tangible Signs Of Shutdown Progress May Be Emerging

The first tangible signs of movement may be emerging in the impasse that has shut down the government for weeks: President Donald Trump is promising a “major announcement” about the closure and the U.S.-Mexico border and Democrats are pledging more money for border security.

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