Government Shutdown

Trump-Pelosi showdown over shutdown first battle of new era

  WASHINGTON D.C. (ABC NEWS)- Nancy Pelosi often quotes Abraham Lincoln saying public sentiment is everything. It’s a theory that will be put to the test when the new House Democratic majority gavels in this week and votes to end the government shutdown without money for President Donald Trump’s border wall with Mexico. The high-stakes move to reopen the government will be the first big…

Government Shutdown update

ABC NEWS Washington– The partial government shutdown continues and President Donald Trump is threatening to shutdown the entire US Mexico border, that’s if Lawmakers don’t provide the money for his border wall. Friday, The Secretary of Homeland Security made a trip to El Paso, Texas following the deaths of two migrant children in US custody. ABC’s Kenneth Moton has the latest…

Shutdown stare down: What a partial government shutdown during the holidays could look like

If lawmakers fail to strike a spending deal by Dec. 21, a government shutdown will take place. But it would look a little different than past instances, mostly because Congress has already funded about 75 percent of the federal government. While President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he would take ownership of a shutdownover his demands for a border wall, he has already signed legislation into…

Oval office confrontation over avoiding Government shutdown

Washington, DC (ABC News) —President Donald Trump disagreeing with Democratic leaders today in the Oval office over border wall funding. The showdown played out in front of cameras in the Oval office with the Democrats talking about ways to avoid a Government shutdown. ABC’s  Stephanie Ramos has the latest.   Categories: National News, News, Politics Tags: Government Shutdown, oval office,…

Government Shutdown Ended: Budget Deal Delivered

ABC NEWS — The House and Senate both passed a sweeping budget deal in the early hours of Friday morning — but not before the government technically ran out of money at midnight Thursday, triggering the second shutdown in less than a month. The Senate, which began voting at 1:30 a.m. Friday, approved the deal 71 to 28. The vote…

U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham Reacts to Latest on Government Shutdown

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– South Carolina’s U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham is reacting to the latest on the U.S. Government shutdown. In a statement released to ABC Columbia News U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today made this statement: “Leader McConnell mentioned last night he was willing to make a proposal for a CR through February 8 and seek resolution on immigration, disaster…