- Safi Bello
US government shutdown looms as standoff over border wall deepens
The Guardian --------- The standoff over Donald Trump’s $5bn wall funds has deepened, threatening a partial government shutdown. Monday brought few signs of progress in solving a dispute between Republicans and Democrats over keeping the government open. A partial shutdown that could occur at midnight Friday risks disrupting government operations and leaving hundreds of thousands of federal employees furloughed or working without pay over the holiday season. Costs would probably be in the billions of dollars. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.