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
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