Federal Relations

December 27, 2018

Shutdown to Last Until First Part of 2019?

With no votes scheduled in either chamber of Congress for the rest of this week and the President more than once reiterating his push for a border wall, it seems unlikely that anything will occur on the shutdown front until the first part of January at the earliest.  House Democrats have publicly stated that they plan to bring up a bill that would reopen the government when they assume control on January 3.  Whether that has any impact on negotiations remains to be seen.

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