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Congress approved funding last year for the Labor Department, so the government’s next monthly jobs report will be released as scheduled on Feb. 1. But it’s unclear how long the department will be able to issue jobs reports — the most closely watched barometer of the economy — after that.
Allies say Trump has dug in for good reason: building a wall has always been a sure-fire applause line for Trump. Some, however, believe it has become a political albatross.
The shutdown, which enters its 21st day Friday, will be the longest in history by this weekend and is forcing many federal employees to go into savings.
As he makes his case to the public, Trump has also been making calls to members of Congress, and several Republicans
WASHINGTON (AP) — A first round of talks between White House officials and congressional aides has made little progress toward ending the government shutdown,...
President Donald Trump says he remains “a little bit torn” about whether it would be better to shut down the government before or after the midterm elections in an effort to secure funding for his long-promised border wall.
As of now, lawmakers in Washington are scrambling to find a way to pass a continuing resolution that would keep federal offices open nationwide as the midnight Friday deadline looms large. While both Republicans and Democrats try to figure out how to pass a bill to keep the lights on in Washington, over 82,915 federal workers in Florida are on the edge of their seats.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday that the U.S. government "needs a good shutdown" in September to fix a "mess" in the...
Florida has over 84,000 federal employees and many would suffer if there is a shutdown The Federal Government will shut down on Friday at midnight...