Posted: 2:09 am ET
A follow-up to our post,@StateDept Tells Employees There’s “Enough Time” and It’s Updating Contingency Plans For “Orderly Shutdown”, the Senate voted to end the government shutdown by midday on January 22 and sent the bill to the House. After COB on January 22, President Trump signed the Extension of Continuing Appropriations Act 2018. The government is now funded until February 8th, but who knows what happens after that …. will there be another stopgap funding bill then or are going to see another shutdown in time for Valentine’s Day? Some countries somewhere are laughing at this, our great spectacle.
— CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) January 23, 2018
"Many experienced Republican operatives believe the party will be clobbered in public opinion." https://t.co/s2eSvYyLp5
— Axios (@axios) January 20, 2018
In 2011, Donald Trump told @NBCNews that the president "would be blamed," and the president "is the one that has to get people together," during a government shutdown – @11thHourhttps://t.co/lZmyxVkMLp pic.twitter.com/85q4p1kBtH
— NBC News (@NBCNews) January 20, 2018
Tens of thousands of federal workers woke up to notices that they will be furloughed this coming week. But the shutdown is falling unevenly. https://t.co/bWkgdLlIBS
— The New York Times (@nytimes) January 20, 2018
OMB director Mick Mulvaney: "I found out for the first time last night that the person who technically shuts the government down is me, which is kind of cool."https://t.co/Xea8MyyBHG
— Byron Tau (@ByronTau) January 20, 2018
Due to the lapse in appropriations, this Twitter account will not be updated regularly. Scheduled passport and visa services will continue, until further notice. We will update this account only in the event of a change or an emergency. Please visit @StateDept for updates
— Embajada EEUU Chile (@EmbajadaEEUUcl) January 22, 2018
Due to the enactment of a continuing resolution by the U.S. Congress, U.S. federal government agencies are again open.
— U.S. Embassy Kuwait (@USEmbassyQ8) January 23, 2018
The following memo was sent out by SecDef Mattis the day before the shutdown.
— Steve Herman (@W7VOA) January 20, 2018