• In Two Weeks the Costs of the Shutdown Will Surpass the Cost of Trump's Wall

    7 days ago - By Fortune

    If the government shutdown lasts for another two weeks, its cost the economy will have exceeded the $5.7 billion Trump wants for his border wall.
    According to an estimate by S&P Global Ratings, the shutdown's cost to the economy will top $6 billion in two weeks, exceeding the proposed cost of the wall. The same group says the current cost to the economy is $3.7 billion.
    With the shutdown not expected to end on Friday, it will become the longest U.S. government shutdown in history. Nine federal departments and agencies such as the Federal Aviation Administration, Environmental Protection...
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