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The shutdown today: Federal workers receive $0 pay stubs

Jan 11, 2019—Here’s what’s up with the partial government shutdown on Day 21. WHAT’S NEW TODAY The shutdown matches the longest stoppage yet: a 21-day closure that ended Jan. 6, 1996, during President Bill Clinton‘s administration. Federal workers received pay stubs Friday with nothing but zeroes on them as the effects of the government shutdown … Continue reading The shutdown today: Federal workers receive $0 pay stubs

WASHINGTON | Trump threatens emergency declaration ahead of border visit

WASHINGTON—Jan 10, 2019— President Donald Trump threatened on Thursday to declare a national emergency to circumvent Congress if he can’t reach a deal with Democrats to fund his promised border wall. He headed to the U.S.-Mexico border to draw further attention to his case after negotiations with lawmakers blew up. The partial government shutdown dragged … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump threatens emergency declaration ahead of border visit