Government Shutdown

As of midnight on Friday, January 19, 2018, the government shutdown due to disagreements on a spending bill. Senate Democrats are taking a stand by refusing to vote on funding the government until President Trump agrees to resolve the expiring Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Republicans refuse to discuss DACA until Democrats give them […]

Government shutdowns have become a regular topic of conversation in Washington D.C. for the last few years. While many thought the talk of shutting down the government would have ended with Speaker of the House John Boehner’s retirement, politicians are still continuing to use it as a threat, and congressional gridlock is becoming rather normal. The […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress cleared a $1.1 trillion spending bill late last night for President Barack Obama‘s signature after a day of Senate intrigue capped…

The government shutdown in October lasted 16 days and cost at least $24 billion, and there are fears another one may be coming on Jan. 15.…

Fox & Friends co-host Anna Kooiman fell hook, line and sinker for a fake story that claimed President Barack Obama is personally funding “The International Museum…

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) blames President Barack Obama for the continued government shutdown as well as the looming default because he simply won’t negotiate,”…

via WUSA 9  The House of Representatives have passed a bill to fund the D.C government. This bill now goes to the Senate for further approval. “Provide Local Funding for the District of Columbia Act” is to fund District of Columbia through December 15. In government shutdowns before, the government considered trash removal non-essential. But, D.C. Mayor, Vincent Gray […]

UPDATE — 9:59 PM ET, 10/02/13: “Due to #shutdown, social programs such as WIC, which provides 9 million moms with money for baby formula, have…

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) compared President Barack Obama to a drug-dealer pushing crack cocaine in the form of Obamacare to the masses, reports MSNBC. “President…

  STATEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT   James S. Brady Press Briefing Room ****** PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA:  Good afternoon, everybody.  Of all the responsibilities the Constitution…