The division Agriculture, Commerce, Homeland Security, Housing and Urban Development, Interior, Justice, State, Transportation and Treasury are thought of shut down.
Thus, near 800,000 employees throughout the U.S. are at present furloughed or working at no cost, together with many Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employees, Environmental Protection Agency employees, and even staff at main analysis facilities like NASA.
Not to say, public help applications resembling Section eight vouchers have lapsed in funding inflicting The Department Housing and Urban Development to ship letters to 1,500 landlords asking them to not evict residents who obtain help.
You can try all of the departments affected by the shutdown here.
So the query stays…
WTF IS THE GOVERNMENT DOING!?
What variety authorities claiming to be for the individuals performs with their individuals’s livelihood?
Now granted, Congress simply handed a decision on Friday making certain again pay for employees affected by the shutdown, in accordance with The Hill. The invoice would additionally assure cost for workers affected by future shutdowns.
But this doesn’t account for the stress and paranoia staff and the American individuals have needed to endure, resulting in GoFundMe pages for employees, travel safety scares and food inspection halts.
Who is aware of what poison may’ve slipped into our tuna salad on account of a short shutdown.
The solely means this shutdown will finish is that if Dems give into Trump’s wall, Trump provides into the Dems “nah!” or they each come to an settlement – one which may embody persevering with the funding all businesses, whereas the talk over the border wall continues individually.
But Trump’s insistence that he’s prepared to let the shutdown go on for “months and even years” makes it clear this could get ugly.
So yea, the federal government is trash proper now.
And the American individuals don’t really feel supported.