U.S. government shutdown

A furloughed government worker affected by the shutdown holds a sign that reads "Reopen the Government" during a silent protest against the ongoing partial government shutdown on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
January 23, 2019 - 7:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats, feeling pressure to display their vision for border security, are preparing a package that would ignore President Donald Trump's demand for $5.7 billion for a wall with Mexico and would instead pay for other ideas aimed at protecting the border. As the government...
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A furloughed government worker affected by the shutdown holds a sign that reads "Reopen the Government" during a silent protest against the ongoing partial government shutdown on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
January 23, 2019 - 6:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats, feeling pressure to display their vision for border security, are preparing a package that would ignore President Donald Trump's demand for $5.7 billion for a wall with Mexico and would instead pay for other ideas aimed at protecting the border. As the government...
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., responds to reporters after officially postponing President Donald Trump's State of the Union address until the government is fully reopened, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. The California Democrat told Trump in a letter Wednesday the Democratic-controlled House won't pass the required measure for him to give the nationally televised speech from the House floor. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
January 23, 2019 - 5:57 pm
What's up with the partial government shutdown on Day 33: WHAT'S NEW House Speaker Nancy Pelosi served notice that President Donald Trump won't be allowed to deliver his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday after the president said he planned to be at the House...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a healthcare roundtable in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
January 23, 2019 - 3:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's State of the Union address (all times local): 3:50 p.m. President Donald Trump says he will do an "alternative" event since House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has blocked him from giving his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a healthcare roundtable in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
January 23, 2019 - 3:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's State of the Union address (all times local): 3:05 p.m. President Donald Trump says he is not surprised about House Speaker Nancy Pelosi officially postponing his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress until the government...
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Furloughed government workers affected by the shutdown hold a silent protest against the ongoing partial government shutdown on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
January 23, 2019 - 3:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local): 3 p.m. Several hundred of the 46,000 furloughed IRS employees recalled to work last week have gotten permission to stay off the job because of financial hardship. Nearly 60 percent of the IRS workforce was called...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif. leaves a House Democratic Caucus meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
January 23, 2019 - 3:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's State of the Union address (all times local): 3:05 p.m. President Donald Trump says he is not surprised about House Speaker Nancy Pelosi officially postponing his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress until the government...
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A portion of a letter sent to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to President Donald Trump, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019 in Washington. Trump made it clear Wednesday that he intends to deliver his State of the Union speech to a joint session of Congress, telling House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in a letter that there are no security concerns stemming from the government shutdown and “therefore I will be honoring your invitation.” (AP Photo/Wayne Partlow)
January 23, 2019 - 1:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday he intends to deliver his State of the Union speech to a joint session of Congress next week, dismissing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's argument that adequate security can't be provided during the partial government shutdown. "I will be honoring...
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A portion of a letter sent to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to President Donald Trump, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019 in Washington. Trump made it clear Wednesday that he intends to deliver his State of the Union speech to a joint session of Congress, telling House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in a letter that there are no security concerns stemming from the government shutdown and “therefore I will be honoring your invitation.” (AP Photo/Wayne Partlow)
January 23, 2019 - 12:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump made clear Wednesday that he intends to deliver his State of the Union speech to a joint session of Congress next week, telling House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in a letter that there are no security concerns stemming from the government shutdown and "therefore I...
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President Donald Trump, center, Vice President Mike Pence, left, escorted by Acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt, right, visit the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
January 23, 2019 - 11:12 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is moving forward with plans for President Donald Trump to deliver his State of the Union speech next week in front of a joint session of Congress — despite a letter from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi requesting he delay it. The White House sent an email to the House...
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