New York – The U.S. Government has officially shutdown at midnight Friday following the inability by the Republican and Democrats senators to reach a compromise on the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme and build a wall along the Mexican border.
Congress also failed to reach an agreement to a limit on how much Congress could spend on military and domestic programmes in order to keep the government open.
A shutdown occurs when Congress and the President fail to sign into law 12 appropriation bills, which determine spending for specific government agencies, in order to continue providing funding for government operations.
With the situation, Federal Government employees would be forced to shut down nonessential services while essential staff at top level agencies would continue working but employees are not sure when they would get their…
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