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Federal workers fearful of future as Trump shutdown set to become longest in American history

5 monthes ago   |   By NY Daily News

President Trump's refusal to reopen the government without taxpayer cash for his long-promised border wall took a harsh toll on thousands of federal workers Friday, as payday came and went without compensation and the shutdown was set to become the longest in history. Some 800,000 furloughed federal...
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Government shutdown set to be the longest in history, with no deal in sight

Government shutdown set to be the longest in history, with no deal in sight

5 monthes ago   |   By Think Progress

The partial government shutdown has officially stretched into its 21st day, and come midnight, it will officially be the longest ever, beating a 21-day shutdown from December 1995 through January 1996.
According to an NPR poll released Friday, three-quarters of Americans say the shutdown is “embarrassing” for the country, including a majority of Republicans. Seven in 10 also say they believe the shutdown is going to hurt the country and the economy and that Congress should pass a bill to reopen the government now while budget talks continue, according to the poll.
Friday was supposed to be...
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From Snoop Dogg to Mark Hamill, celebrities are reacting to the government shutdown

From Snoop Dogg to Mark Hamill, celebrities are reacting to the government shutdown

5 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

The federal government's partial shutdown is now one of the longest in history.
President Donald Trump has continued to strike out on lawmakers in favor of his $5-billion border wall, though Congress hasn't shown any signs of budging.
A number of celebrities have shared condemnations of the shutdown, showing sympathy for the hundreds of thousands of federal workers going without pay, and fact-checked some of Trump's claims on Twitter.
As the federal government entered its 21st day of a partial shutdown, President Donald Trump continued to issue hits against Democratic lawmakers about his...
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