• With SEC workers offline, the government shutdown could screw IPO-ready companies

    2 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    The government shutdown has entered into day 19, making it the second-longest shutdown in U.S. history. With President Donald Trump slamming his hands down on a table and storming out of negotiations with Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senator Chuck Schumer earlier today, a fast-approaching end feels unlikely.
    Hundreds of thousands of federal workers are out of work as U.S. leaders struggle to reach a fair agreement on the federal budget, including employees of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The government agency, responsible for protecting investors and maintaining fair, orderly...
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  • Government shutdown: Pelosi says Trump thinks federal workers can 'just ask their father for more money. But they can't.'

    Government shutdown: Pelosi says Trump thinks federal workers can 'just ask their father for more money. But they can't.'

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday accused billionaire President Donald Trump of not understanding the financial burden of the government shutdown on federal workers.
    "He thinks maybe they could just ask their father for more money," Pelosi said. "But they can't."
    Trump and Democratic leaders had yet another heated meeting regarding border security.
    The president vowed to continue the government shutdown, which has now lasted over two weeks, after Pelosi refused to agree to funding for a border wall or steel fence.
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday accused billionaire President...
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  • Trump said 'raking and cleaning' forests would prevent more devastating wildfires. But the government shutdown is stopping the Forest Service from doing just that

    Trump said 'raking and cleaning' forests would prevent more devastating wildfires. But the government shutdown is stopping the Forest Service from doing just that

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump has repeatedly insisted that "raking" and better forest management can prevent more forest fires like those that devastated California in 2018.
    But the government shutdown is preventing the Forest Service and other agencies from doing that.
    Employees say that preventative activities such as prescribed burns and debris clean-ups have been stopped during the shutdown.
    President Donald Trump's government shutdown looks as if it's getting in the way of his solution to the California wildfires.
    Trump has long suggested that better forest management and "raking" are the...
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