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The offer will be in effect the duration of the shut down.   Stouffer’s, Lago East bank and several other business across Northeast Ohio have offered their support to furloughed government workers during the shutdown. The latest to get in on the action is the renowned, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. During an interview with […]

The House has “passed a series of spending bills to reopen shuttered parts of the government over the course of the week” without using money for the border wall.  “Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky has said he will not hold votes on legislation related to the shutdown that the President will not sign.” […]

President Donald Trump said on Twitter that a meeting with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on funding a wall along the southern border of America was a “total waste of time.” Trump met with Congressional leaders with both parties on Wednesday as a government shutdown approaches the three-week […]

A White House official said on Monday that federal income tax refunds would go out, even though a large part of the government and only 12 percent of IRS staff are expected to continue working though the shutdown. Acting director of the White House Office of Management and Budget Russell T. Vought told reporters, “Tax […]

WASHINGTON, DC (Gray News/CNN) – President Donald Trump and top Democrats came out of a White House meeting with different takes on the productivity of their discussions Friday. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer spoke outside the White House following the meeting with Trump, saying the president mentioned keeping the government shutdown going for “months or […]

While waiting for a perspective buyer to save the company, Sears Holdings has announced it is closing 80 of its locations, both Kmart and Sears department stores, by February of 2019.  They are in addition to the 40 previously announced closings, bringing its total to 120. Among the sites that are slated to shut down […]

President Donald Trump said Friday if lawmakers do not fund the border wall, he will shut down the U.S.-Mexico border. He called Democratic members of Congress “obstructionists.” The President has requested $5 billion to pay for the wall. President Trump continued to blame Democrats for the current government shutdown, which has lasted for a week […]

The President has previously looked at “wall prototypes” before his recent demand.   President Donald Trump said Tuesday the government won’t reopen until funding is secured for his border barrier, and he plans to go to the border in January to visit a new stretch of wall. “I can’t tell you when the government is […]

If a deal is reached, Sunday is the earliest for votes to take place before Christmas.   Lawmakers are expected to convene Saturday on Capitol Hill, as a plan to fund the government has yet to come to fruition. This comes just a day after members of Congress and President Donald Trump failed to come […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The United States Postal Service said operations will not be interrupted during the government shutdown. The USPS said all post offices will remain open for business. The postal service said they are an independent entity that is funded through the sale of their products and services.   READ MORE: Cleveland19.com Article Courtesy of […]

Congress on Friday overwhelmingly approved 'a sweeping, year-end fiscal package.'

Muhammed Ali has issued a response to Donald Trump‘s controversial comments on Muslims, and the presidential hopeful’s desire for a “complete shutdown” of tMuslim travel into the U.S. The former boxing legend released a statement Wednesday denouncing Trump’s comments: “I am a Muslim and there is nothing Islamic about killing innocent people in Paris, San Bernardino, or anywhere […]