US shutdown: Trump and Democrats blame each other



Recriminations have begun over the failure of the US Senate to pass a new budget and prevent the shutdown of many federal services.
A bill to fund the federal government for the coming weeks did not receive the required 60 votes by the deadline of midnight on Friday.
President Trump accused the Democrats of putting politics above the interests of the American people.
The Democrats blame him for rejecting bipartisan compromise proposals.
Both the Republican and Democrat congressional leaders say they will keep talking, and the White House budget chief has expressed optimism that a resolution... read more

 
20 January 2018 in World News, Views: 42
Source: BBC
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