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Federal employees forced to work during a shutdown without pay would be eligible for unemployment benefits in Washington under a bill that passed the Senate Wednesday.
Thirty days into the partial government shutdown, Democrats and Republicans appeared no closer to ending the impasse Sunday than when it began, with President Donald Trump lashing out at his opponents after they dismissed a plan he’d billed as a compromise.
The Republican leader has been conspicuously deferential to Trump since the shutdown began. He’s waiting on the president and Democrats to make a deal to end it. The result is an unusually inactive profile for the GOP leader who’s often the behind-the-scenes architect of intricate legislative maneuvers to resolve bitter partisan stalemates.
President Donald Trump said he’ll be making a “major announcement” on the government shutdown and the southern border on Saturday afternoon as the standstill over his border wall continues into its fifth week.
It took President Donald Trump one day to flex his executive power back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, denying her an aircraft to visit troops abroad in apparent response to her attempt to delay his State of Union address.
Washington’s forest managers are waiting anxiously for the federal government to reopen.
A grand Washington ritual became a potential casualty of the partial government shutdown Wednesday as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked President Donald Trump to postpone his Jan. 29 State of the Union speech.
The White House ran quickly into the limits of trying to bypass Speaker Nancy Pelosi in shutdown negotiations when rank-and-file House Democrats declined an invitation to lunch Tuesday with President Donald Trump.
Last week, Canadian air traffic controllers started buying pizzas for their American counterparts who are working but not getting paid due to the continued federal government shutdown, now the longest in United States history.
A Republican lawmaker close to Trump says he’s pushing Trump to reopen government for several weeks to continue negotiating with Democrats over funding for a U.S.-Mexico border wall before taking a more drastic step.
Fallout from the federal government shutdown is hurting Native Americans as dwindling funds hamper access to health care and other services. The pain is especially deep in tribal communities with high rates of poverty and unemployment, where one person often supports an extended family.
Every year, hundreds of bald eagles stop at the lake between November and February to catch spawning kokanee salmon as the birds migrate south.
The halls of the Thomas S. Foley U.S. Courthouse were mostly quiet and dark Monday morning, with a few exceptions. While the federal criminal justice system and immigration services were operating, other offices inside the federal compound in downtown Spokane were shuttered. A notice posted on the offices of the IRS, for instance, indicated they would be closed until the shutdown ended.