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From military to travel, here's how government shutdown will impact US

If Republicans and Democrats are unable to resolve their differences, federal agencies could remain partially closed

Reuters 

U.S. lawmakers struggled on Sunday to reach a breakthrough during the second day of a government shutdown. If Republicans and Democrats are unable to resolve their differences, federal agencies could remain partially closed when the work week begins on Monday. During shutdowns, non-essential government employees are furloughed, or placed on temporary unpaid leave. Workers deemed essential, including those dealing with public safety and national security, keep working. The last shutdown, in October 2013, lasted more than two weeks and more than 800,000 federal employees were ...

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First Published: Mon, January 22 2018. 08:02 IST
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