Tag: government shutdown

Schumer ‘worried’ Trump wants to shut down government over impeachment

-Will the Defense Appropriations bill pass this week, and also what’s your sort of take on a broader task of funding the government? -The Defense bill won’t pass this week. I mean, Leader McConnell stretches the truth, so he’s saying Democrats are preventing it from happening and preventing our soldiers from getting paid. Well, first of all, the soldiers get...

With the government shutdown, American scientific progress is disrupted

JUDY WOODRUFF: And one more take on the impact of this shutdown, this time on science. William Brangham explores the ways research is feeling the heat. WILLIAM BRANGHAM: There are thousands of researchers who are furloughed or working without pay at agencies like the EPA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the U.S. Geological...