Government Shutdown News
The Government Shutdown Explained (Like You're an Idiot)
So, it's happened. Congress could not agree on a budget and the U.S. federal government has shut down all non-essential services. Hundreds of thousands of government workers have been furloughed without knowing when they will return to work. Oh my God! Oh
Analysis: Health bill test of McConnell's leadership skills
Analysis: Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has taken it upon himself to get health care legislation through the Senate almost single-handedly
Sri Lanka's doctors go on strike demanding university close
Services at Sri Lanka's state-run hospitals were paralyzed as government doctors went on strike demanding the government shut down a private medical university
A look at Illinois' budget mess as lawmakers head to Capitol
Illinois is poised to enter a third year without a spending plan as the feud between Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democrats controlling the Legislature drags on
White House without a plan to address debt ceiling
The White House budget director says the administration lacks a unified plan to increase the government's borrowing cap as a September deadline is drawing near.
Treasury chief: At times, a gov't shutdown could be 'good'
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin agrees with President Donald Trump that there could be such a thing as a "good" government shutdown
Senate passes government funding bill, now heads to President Trump
The Senate has passed the $1 trillion spending bill that would keep the government running until September, with a vote of 79-18. The House passed the bill Wednesday by a 309-118 margin, with four members abstaining. The omnibus spending bill will now head to the president’s desk. Last Friday,
The Note: Trump’s legislative blues
NOTABLES --TRUMP UPSET DEMOCRATS MADE HIM LOOK BAD IN SPENDING DEAL: Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney defended President Trump's tweets Tuesday morning calling for a "good shutdown" in September and said the president was "frustrated" by Democrats claiming victory over the
Trump lobbies hard for GOP health care bill
ABC News' Jon Karl reports on Trump's outreach to Republican lawmakers on health care legislation and reaction to Trump's tweet calling for a "good shutdown" of the government in September.
Trump calls for a government shutdown over the budget
The Trump administration's second attempt at passing its proposed health care plan is one vote away from failing over the key issue of covering pre-existing conditions.