Government Shutdown

Pence meets with Democratic aides to discuss shutdown impasse

Sun, 06 Jan 2019 - 12:00 GMT

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and other senior Trump administration officials met on Saturday with Democratic congressional staffers.

New York vows to reopen Statue of Liberty as shutdown enters Day 2

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 - 05:10 GMT

As the federal government shutdown entered its second day on Sunday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo vowed to use state money to reopen the Statue of Liberty.

What happens in a U.S. government shutdown

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 - 05:20 GMT

President Donald Trump and the U.S. Congress are racing to meet a midnight Friday deadline to pass a short-term bill to keep the U.S. government open