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    Analysts warn we may not have long before Trump’s shutdown tilts the U.S. into a recession

    (function ($) { var bsaProContainer = $(‘.bsaProContainer-5’); var number_show_ads = “0”; var number_hide_ads = “0”; if ( number_show_ads > 0 ) { setTimeout(function () { bsaProContainer.fadeIn(); }, number_show_ads * 1000); } if ( number_hide_ads > 0 ) { setTimeout(function () { bsaProContainer.fadeOut(); }, number_hide_ads * 1000); } })(jQuery); Sen. Mitch McConnell could end the shutdown right now, but … ? Economists are getting a bit louder now in their warnings that the Trump shutdown, if […] More

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    Are indications emerging of a deal to solve the shutdown impasse?

    By Jill Colvin, Lisa Mascaro, Zeke Miller and Catherine Lucey Associated Press  January 19, 2019 (function ($) { var bsaProContainer = $(‘.bsaProContainer-5’); var number_show_ads = “0”; var number_hide_ads = “0”; if ( number_show_ads > 0 ) { setTimeout(function () { bsaProContainer.fadeIn(); }, number_show_ads * 1000); } if ( number_hide_ads > 0 ) { setTimeout(function () { bsaProContainer.fadeOut(); }, number_hide_ads * 1000); } })(jQuery); WASHINGTON (AP) — The first tangible signs of movement may be emerging […] More

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    There are no “feel-good” government shutdown stories

    It’s supposed to be a feel-good story about the government shutdown. But when you dig into it a little, it showcases just how terrible the whole situation is. (function ($) { var bsaProContainer = $(‘.bsaProContainer-5’); var number_show_ads = “0”; var number_hide_ads = “0”; if ( number_show_ads > 0 ) { setTimeout(function () { bsaProContainer.fadeIn(); }, number_show_ads * 1000); } if ( number_hide_ads > 0 ) { setTimeout(function () { bsaProContainer.fadeOut(); }, number_hide_ads * 1000); } […] More

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    Shutdown could delay plans to block imports of fake organic produce

    Jan. 17 (UPI) — The government shutdown is stalling plans to block fraudulent imports of organic produce into the United States. The 2018 farm bill instructed the U.S. Department of Agriculture to develop and implement regulations to reduce the amount of fake organic food being imported. The decision came after The Washington Post reported that millions of pounds of imported grains were being marked and sold as organic last year — though they appeared to […] More

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    Trump Shutdown Costs Workers $5,000 In Wages, Pushes Economy Closer To A Recession

    It’s day 27 of the Trump Shutdown, and hundreds of thousands of workers have already lost thousands of dollars in wages. Meanwhile, the economic costs of Trump’s government shutdown continue to get worse. (function ($) { var bsaProContainer = $(‘.bsaProContainer-5’); var number_show_ads = “0”; var number_hide_ads = “0”; if ( number_show_ads > 0 ) { setTimeout(function () { bsaProContainer.fadeIn(); }, number_show_ads * 1000); } if ( number_hide_ads > 0 ) { setTimeout(function () { bsaProContainer.fadeOut(); […] More

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    As they head to Harvard, Gary Cohn and Heidi Heitkamp criticize shutdown

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    Dont believe the FAKENEWS about FEDS hurting. Here is list of all banks and lenders helping FEDS during shutdown. USAA offer Coast Guard 0 interest loans, Ford offering skip a payment, many many more. Situation aint as bad as MSM want you to believe. Help a Fed out with this info if you know one.

    Dont believe the FAKENEWS about FEDS hurting. Here is list of all banks and lenders helping FEDS during shutdown. USAA offer Coast Guard 0 interest loans, Ford offering skip a payment, many many more. Situation aint as bad as MSM want you to believe. Help a Fed out with this info if you know one. View Reddit by optimus187 – View Source More

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    William Barr backs Trump on border wall and government shutdown in confirmation hearing

    William Barr, President Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general, is on board with the president’s position on the border wall and the government shutdown — and his mischaracterization of Democrats’ position on border security too. (function ($) { var bsaProContainer = $(‘.bsaProContainer-5’); var number_show_ads = “0”; var number_hide_ads = “0”; if ( number_show_ads > 0 ) { setTimeout(function () { bsaProContainer.fadeIn(); }, number_show_ads * 1000); } if ( number_hide_ads > 0 ) { setTimeout(function () […] More

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    The Shutdown Is Disrupting Travel at America’s Biggest Airports. And It’s Probably Going to Get Worse

    Three weeks into the partial government shutdown, travelers at some of America’s busiest airports are feeling the squeeze – with longer security lines and even closed terminals – as some Transportation Security Agency (TSA) screeners begin to call in sick rather than show up to work without pay. (function ($) { var bsaProContainer = $(‘.bsaProContainer-5’); var number_show_ads = “0”; var number_hide_ads = “0”; if ( number_show_ads > 0 ) { setTimeout(function () { bsaProContainer.fadeIn(); }, […] More

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    Trump Reportedly Flays Mick Mulvaney In Shutdown Meeting: ‘You Just F**ked It All Up’

    In a heated round of negotiations over his demands for $5.7 billion to build a border wall, President Donald Trump allegedly berated acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney as he tried to work a deal. According to Axios, which broke the story Sunday citing sources present at the Jan. 4 meeting in the White House Situation Room, Trump was sticking to his asking price, but Mulvaney was willing to come down. (function ($) { var […] More

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    Free markets for federal workers affected by shutdown open in D.C. area

    The government shutdown became the longest in American history overnight, leaving 800,000 federal employees furloughed or working without pay. Federal workers received $0 pay stubs on Friday, their first pay day covering the shutdown period. (function ($) { var bsaProContainer = $(‘.bsaProContainer-5’); var number_show_ads = “0”; var number_hide_ads = “0”; if ( number_show_ads > 0 ) { setTimeout(function () { bsaProContainer.fadeIn(); }, number_show_ads * 1000); } if ( number_hide_ads > 0 ) { setTimeout(function () { […] More

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    Domestic Violence Shelters Are Cutting Services Because Of The Shutdown

    After almost two months living in a domestic violence shelter in rural West Virginia, a 49-year-old woman, who asked to remain anonymous, had finally scraped together enough cash to move into her own place. The woman, who said that she ended up at the Eastern Panhandle Empowerment Center after fleeing an abusive boyfriend in another state, had saved $600 ― enough for the first month’s rent in a mobile home. In December, the staff at […] More

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