U.S. government heads for shutdown after lawmakers fail to make deal
Saturday, 22 December 2018 The U.S. government was headed towards a partial shutdown at midnight on Friday after President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans in the Senate failed to muster the votes needed to approve $5 billion he has demanded for a border wall fiercely opposed by Democrats.
According to a report by Reuters on Friday, President Donald Trump said there was a good chance the Senate would not approve his demand for 5 billion toward funding a Mexico-US border wall and that there probably would be a partial government shutdown starting at midnight. Lawmakers reportedly...
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