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Trump Sets Record With Longest Government Shutdown Ever

4 days ago   |   By The Huffington Post

The president's demand for a border wall has kept much of the government closed for more than three weeks, leaving some 800,000 workers without pay.
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SHUTDOWN STANDSTILL: The government shutdown enters a record 22nd day as Trump, Democrats continue to battle over the border wall and 800,000 workers go without pay

SHUTDOWN STANDSTILL: The government shutdown enters a record 22nd day as Trump, Democrats continue to battle over the border wall and 800,000 workers go without pay

5 days ago   |   By Business Insider

The government shutdown entered day 22 at midnight Eastern Time, setting the record for the longest shutdown of the modern budgeting era.
The shutdown surpassed the 21-day shutdown of 1995 and 1996 as the longest ever.
The shutdown does not appear to be close to ending as President Donald Trump and Democrats remain dug in to their positions on the president's request for $5 billion to build a US-Mexico border wall.
The shutdown has also left 800,000 federal workers with no paychecks.
Airport security, food inspections, mortgage services, national parks, and more are being affected by the...
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