• Day 22: Government Shutdown Breaks Record With No End in Sight

    9 days ago - By Fortune

    The U.S. government shutdown over President Donald Trump's demand for border wall funding became the longest in the modern era as it stretched into its 22nd day Saturday with no end in sight.
    Negotiations are at a standstill and no more talks are scheduled for the weekend or early next week. The White House scuttled efforts to reach a deal on Capitol Hill on Thursday, and Trump's budget team is drawing up contingency plans for a shutdown that extends through the end of February, according to an administration official.
    About 800,000 federal workers missed their pay for the first time...
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