2018 government shutdown The government is STILL shut down ,
Partial government shutdown likely to continue until after Christmas
The partial government shutdown will continue into a second day on Sunday and will now likely ,
Continue until at least Thursday, as Congressional lawmakers and President Donald Trump . failed to come up with an agreement to fund the parts of the government on Saturday after funding for roughly a quarter of the federal government ran out on Friday night at midnight.
House Republican leader says no votes scheduled before Thursday ,Trump to stay in DC because of the shutdown ,
Due to the shutdown, President Trump will remain in Washington, D.C. and the First Lady will return from Florida
so they can spend Christmas together,” White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement on Saturday.
“It has long been the family’s tradition to spend their Christmas holiday at Mar-a-Lago,” Grisham said.
The President had planned to spend 16 days at his Palm Beach resort, which he’s styled as the “winter White House.”
Schumer spokesman: “we’re still very far apart.”Following the meeting with Vice President Mike Pence and Senate
Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, a Schumer spokesman said “The Vice President came in for a discussion and made an offer. Unfortunately, we’re still very far apart.”
The Senate has adjourned for the day. There will be a pro forma session Monday — but the next actual session is
scheduled for Thursday afternoon, so there is little expectation of passing a deal soon.