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It appears increasingly likely that Congress and the White house will receive a partial government shutdown just in time for Christmas.
s of the Federal government, the closure time at midnight Friday if Congress and the White house can’t strike a deal. But the Federal government, and Democrats seem to be in a cul-de-SAC, with funding for border wall in the middle of the fight.
About a quarter of the government shutdown, including the departments of homeland security, transportation, agriculture, state and justice, as well as national parks would be affected in the case. Each Agency has a contingency plan, as administered by the Office of Management and Budget.
A shutdown affects more than 800,000 people, including more than 420,000 who would still be required to work without pay, Senate Democrats estimated. More than 380,000 employees of the government would be furloughed, and lawmakers say.
Here is a look at is how your holiday services will happen, if the government were the trigger before Christmas.
You can still send your Christmas list for Santa even if the government confirms the shutters as the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) that neither snow nor rain would deter heat nor gloom of night, nor a shutdown of the E-mail.
“Postal Service operations are not interrupted in the event of a government shutdown, and all the Post-Offices open for business as usual. Because we are an independent organization, it is financed through the sale of our products and services, and not by tax money, our services will not be affected by a government shutdown,” a spokesman for Fox News confirmed.
WHAT HAPPENS DURING A GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN?
While it would be still open, the USPS has warned that it is officially registered on Monday what it says on its busiest week. To deliver the Post expects that about 3 billion pieces of mail this week.
Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents will still screen tourists during one of the busiest times of the year – although you may not get a paycheck immediately in the event of a shutdown, according to NPR.
In addition to the TSA agents, air traffic controllers and border security agents are considered essential personnel and would be required to work through a government shutdown.
DEMOCRATS and THE White HOUSE REFUSE to STIR OVER the border wall ON FRIDAY, a SHUTDOWN THREATENS to
Amtrak, a government corporation is further confirmed by the normal processes in a short-term shutdown, spokeswoman Kimberly Woods, Fox News.
“Customers planning to travel on Amtrak trains in the northeast corridor and across the country in the coming days and weeks can be assured that Amtrak will remain open for business,” she said.
If the government shut down earlier this year, travelers were able to get their passports, albeit with some delays, according to CNBC.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.