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Government shutdown becomes longest federal closure in US history

5 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

WASHINGTON - The federal government has entered Day 22 of a partial government shutdown, becoming the longest closure in U.S. history. Nine of the 15 Cabinet-level departments have not been funded. The Defense Department and the Department of Veterans Affairs, the government's largest agencies, are the most notable exceptions and continue to operate since they...
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Shutdown becomes longest federal closure in US history

Shutdown becomes longest federal closure in US history

5 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The partial government shutdown became the longest closure in U.S. history at when the clock ticked past midnight Friday as President Donald Trump and nervous Republicans scrambled to find a way out of the mess.
A solution couldn't come soon enough for federal workers who got pay statements Friday but no pay.
The House and Senate voted to give federal workers back pay whenever the federal government reopens and then left town for the weekend, leaving the shutdown on track to become one for the record books once the clock struck midnight and the closure entered its 22nd day.
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