Wednesday, 21 August 2019

Tag Archives: US government

US govt shutdown enters 22nd day, breaking record

WASHINGTON: As the clock struck midnight, the U.S. partial government shutdown over disputed congressional funds for President Donald Trump’s border wall entered its 22nd day on Saturday, marking the longest government closure in U.S. history. There is still no compromise in sight, no deal, and no easy alternative. The president ...

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Trump walks out of shutdown talks with a ‘bye-bye’

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump has walked out of a meeting with Democratic leaders as negotiations broke down on the 19th day of a US government shutdown. The Republican president ended talks after Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer stuck by their refusal to fund his planned US-Mexico border wall. Trump called ...

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Democrats maneuver to end shutdown, without Trump wall money

WASHINGTON: Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives plan to vote on Thursday on a funding package to end the 10-day-old partial U.S. government shutdown, without providing the $5 billion President Donald Trump has demanded for a U.S.-Mexico border wall. The planned vote sets up a Democratic showdown with Trump’s ...

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US government shuts down in dispute over funding for border wall

WASHINGTON: The US federal government partially shut down after members of Congress failed to resolve differences over $5 billion in spending for President Donald Trump’s border wall . When commenting on the lawmakers’ failure to resolve differences over his demand for funding for a border wall guarantees, US President Donald Trump stated in a video published on Twitter that ...

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US government shuts down

WASHINGTON: The world’s most powerful government shut down on Saturday after President Donald Trump and the U.S. Congress failed to reach a deal on funding for federal agencies, highlighting America’s deep political divisions. For the first time since October 2013 – when a similar standoff that lasted 16 days kept ...

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