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Recent U.S. government shutdowns

01/22/2018
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January 22, 2018 -- The United States started the week with the government in shutdown. The closure is only the fourth in 25 years and the first to occur when one party -- the Republicans -- controls both houses of Congress and the White House.

U.S. senators are struggling to agree on a bill to fund the government. Under Senate rules, the law needs 60 votes in the 100-member chamber to overcome blocking tactics by opponents.

The Republicans currently have 51 senators and would need some Democratic support to pass a budget.

Democrats want President Trump to protect 800,000 “Dreamers” – people brought to the U.S. illegally as children, who face deportation. Trump has responded, calling for the “nuclear option” of a simple-majority vote to end the impasse.


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