US Government shutdown would HALT military operations official warns as deadline looms

US Government shutdown would HALT military operations official warns as deadline looms
 

The US Government has until midnight on Friday to reach a deal on federal spending. If no deal is made it will be forced to go into shutdown until an agreement is made.
A procedural vote on budget bill set for 3am GMT (10 pm local Washington DC time) according to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
Jim Mattis said: ”Our maintenance activities will pretty much shut down.
“Over 50 percent, altogether of my civilian workforce will be furloughed.
“We do a lot of intelligence operations around the world and they cost money, those obviously would stop.”
However, the Defence Department said a... read more

 
20 January 2018 in World News, Views: 59
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