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Shutdown Hurts The Economy More Than Expected
The White House estimates showed on Tuesday that the U.S. economy is taking a larger-than-expected hit from the partial government shutdown, as contractors and even the Coast Guard go without pay.
Reuters reports that neither Trump nor Democratic congressional leaders showing signs of bending on the topic that triggered it, which is of course the funding for a wall Trump promised to build along the border with Mexico.
According to Reuters, U.S. job growth surged in January, with employers hiring the most workers in 11 months, pointing to underlying strength in the economy despite an uncertain outlook that has left..