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Donald Trump signs bill ending longest government shutdown in US history

President Donald Trump on Friday signed the bill ending the longest government shutdown in US history.

Jan 26, 2019, 08:09 AM IST

Lady Gaga calls out Trump for government shutdown

The government closed on December 22, 2018 after Trump was refused funding for a southern border wall.

Jan 21, 2019, 15:09 PM IST

Donald Trump invites Congressional leaders to end government shutdown

The partial government shutdown that started on December 22 has affected 800,000 federal employees, who have either been furloughed or are working without pay. 

Jan 02, 2019, 07:55 AM IST

US government heads for shutdown after lawmakers fail to make deal

Trump said the impending shutdown of key parts of the federal government could last "a very long time," and he sought to blame Democrats. 

Dec 22, 2018, 06:38 AM IST

Donald Trump reiterates 'US govt shutdown' threat if not backed on immigration policies

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday threatened a government shutdown if the US Congress refuses to back major changes to immigration policies like establishing a merit-based system.

Jul 31, 2018, 11:48 AM IST

Donald Trump signs budget deal, bringing end to second US shutdown of 2018

United States President Donald Trump on Friday signed a combined funding and budget bill that was passed by Congress hours earlier and will increase federal spending by hundreds of billions of dollars, bringing an end to the second government shutdown this year.

Feb 10, 2018, 09:35 AM IST

Government shutdown fizzles on spending, immigration deal in US Congress

Congress voted on Monday to end a three-day U.S. government shutdown, approving another short-term funding bill as Democrats accepted promises from Republicans for a broad debate later on the future of young illegal immigrants.

Jan 23, 2018, 07:17 AM IST

US Democrats accept compromise to end government shutdown

The US Senate on Monday reached a deal to reopen the federal government.

Jan 23, 2018, 00:51 AM IST

SpaceX's three-core Falcon Heavy rocket launch deferred due to US govt shutdown

The US government shutdown has left upcoming launches from NASA and space transport services company SpaceX in limbo.

Jan 22, 2018, 13:02 PM IST

US govt shutdown extended as lawmakers fail to reach an agreement

The US government shutdown has been extended as the lawmakers failed to reach an agreement to end it before the beginning of the working week.

Jan 22, 2018, 11:18 AM IST

Stay and work to end shutdowns, or get arrested: US Senator's suggestion to politicians

Senator Michael Bennet's suggestions are also part of a bipartisan accountability law he has tried to push.

Jan 20, 2018, 16:51 PM IST

Donald Trump's 1st anniversary drowned by crisis, 'dealmaker' image takes a beating

The US government officially shut down for the first time in five years after the Senate rejected a short-term spending bill to keep the federal government running.

Jan 20, 2018, 13:56 PM IST

Democrats holding citizens hostage: Donald Trump administration on US shutdown

US President Donald Trump's administration accused the opposition Democrats of holding American citizens hostage Saturday after lawmakers failed to agree a stop-gap spending deal before a midnight deadline.

Jan 20, 2018, 11:27 AM IST

What happens in a US government shutdown?

The US government officially shutdown on Friday for the first time in five years after lawmakers failed to agree on a spending deal. US President Donald Trump blamed Democrats for the shutdown which comes exactly a year after he was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States.

Jan 20, 2018, 11:09 AM IST

Congress averts US government shutdown for now

The House of Representatives, working against a Friday midnight deadline, approved legislation in a 235-193 vote to fund a wide range of federal programs through Dec. 22. 

Dec 08, 2017, 08:13 AM IST

US Congress reaches deal for $1.1 tn US spending bill

Final hurdles on the massive bill were cleared when some controversial financial services provisions were removed to be dealt with separately.

Dec 10, 2014, 09:13 AM IST

US Congress won`t meet deadline for spending bill vote

The US Congress was poised on Monday to extend by three days a deadline set during the country`s autumn budget crisis to avoid another government shutdown.

Jan 14, 2014, 01:49 AM IST

Obama signs budget bill into law to avert govt shutdown

US President Barack Obama has signed a bipartisan federal budget bill, averting the risk of an embarrassing government shutdown for two years in the world's largest economy.

Dec 27, 2013, 09:31 AM IST

US lawmakers announce two-year budget deal

US President Barack Obama hailed the budget deal, which if approved by the Congress, would avoid government shutdown for at least two years.

Dec 11, 2013, 10:52 AM IST

US auto sales extend gains despite government shutdown

The US auto industry extended its steady gains in October despite economic uncertainty caused by a government shutdown.

Nov 02, 2013, 10:24 AM IST