Senate Adjourns, Partial Shutdown Ensured

REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate adjourned just after 8 p.m. on Friday night (0100 GMT on Saturday), bringing an end to congressional business for the day and thereby ensuring a government shutdown.

The Senate is set to return from recess at noon on Saturday (1700 GMT on Saturday).

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Senator Richard Shelby (R-AL) return to the Capitol after meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House, as deadlines for a federal government shutdown loom in Washington, U.S. December 21, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

The failure by the U.S. Congress and President Donald Trump to agree to a government spending bill by midnight will shut down several federal agencies.

(Reporting by Ginger Gibson; Editing by Sandra Maler)

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Debbi
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Traffic is great around DC today. Congress cuts off their noses to spite their ugly faces…and there are a lot of them…Schumer, Pelosi, Maxine…etc.

MariaRose Randazzo
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May I place the blame on this #3 shutdown right on Schumer again.

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