Government Shutdown - NBC4 Washington

Coverage of the stalemate in Congress that forced the U.S. government to a standstill

Wednesday, Jan 23, 2019 at 07:14 PM EST

Trump Admin Planning on Even Longer Shutdown

Trump Admin Planning on Even Longer Shutdown

The Trump administration wants to know what programs would be impacted if the government shutdown continues for weeks longer, a senior Office of Management Budget official has told NBC News. The administration...

Sunday, Jan 20, 2019 at 06:26 PM EST

Democrats Don't Buy Trump's Shutdown-Ending Compromise

Democrats Don't Buy Trump's Shutdown-Ending Compromise

In a bid to break the shutdown stalemate, President Donald Trump offered to extend temporary protections for young people brought to the U.S. illegally as children and those fleeing disaster zones in exchange...

Sunday, Jan 20, 2019 at 12:20 AM EST

Bon Jovi's Restaurant Offers Furloughed Workers Free Meals

Bon Jovi's Restaurant Offers Furloughed Workers Free Meals

A New Jersey-based “community restaurant” owned by Jon Bon Jovi and his wife will serve a free meal to furloughed federal workers on Monday.

Sunday, Jan 13, 2019 at 09:04 AM EST

Fraud Victims Unable to Get Help From FTC During Shutdown

Fraud Victims Unable to Get Help From FTC During Shutdown

After thieves stole her handbag and briefcase and everything inside - credit cards, checkbooks, business and Social Security documents, Louette Duvall, 67, a widow, scrambled to freeze or close her bank accounts...

Saturday, Jan 12, 2019 at 07:37 PM EST

FAA Bringing Back Safety Inspectors Sidelined by Shutdown

FAA Bringing Back Safety Inspectors Sidelined by Shutdown

The Federal Aviation Administration says it has brought about 500 furloughed safety inspectors back to work and expects more to return next week, potentially easing strains on the aviation system amid a partial...

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