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Government shutdown in 2018: What would close, and who would still have to work

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A partial government shutdown is on the horizon.

With the Democrats and President of the Trump seemingly at an impasse over a spending bill – particularly in the area of financing for the border security – the government will partially shutter midnight Friday. And trump has warned that a closure would draw “for a very long time.”

Trump called for the use of the Senate Republicans, the so-called “nuclear option” to pass spending bill, which contains sufficient funds for its border wall. The house is encrypted, a package late on Thursday with the $ 5.7 billion the President wants.

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Senate majority Leader Mitch McConnell, has often rejected calls that the nuclear option, changing Senate procedures require only a simple majority for approval of the spending bill. With the current 60-vote threshold, the house approved bill is unlikely to advance in the Senate and a government shutdown looming.

About a quarter of the government would be affected in a shutdown.

According to a precedent during the Reagan administration, Federal workers are exempted from furloughs if their jobs are related to the national security, or if they perform essential activities that “protect life and property.”

Continue to read on for a look at what the agencies conclude in a partial shutdown and who would still should work.

Which departments would close?

Nine of the 15 Cabinet-level departments, timer, along with dozens of agencies. These departments are: agriculture, Commerce, Homeland Security, housing and urban development, Interior, justice, state, transportation and Treasury.

Essential personal would still be required to work without pay. Nearly 90 percent of Homeland Security employees as essential.

WHAT IS THE “NUCLEAR OPTION” OF STEP TRUMP WANTS TO TAKE THE SENATE?

With the Interior Department’s shuttering national parks and forests would be likely to close. This could be dinner impact on the traditional Bracebridge Christmas at Yosemite. To make during the government shutdown in January, the interior of the Park is still accessible, but it is unclear whether or not to do it again this go round.

Who will have to work to pay for it?

More than 420,000 people – including law-enforcement and Homeland-Security-workers – work must be retained with their remuneration, according to Senate Democrats.

Around 53,000 TSA employees, 54,000 Customs and Border Protection agents and 42,000 Coast Guard workers were required to work without pay.

TRUMP’S CALL TO NUKE FILIBUSTERS IN TO BORDER WALL BACK THREATENS FUNDING AS SHUTDOWN

In addition, around 5,000 Forest are Democrats Service firefighters would have to work, according to the Senate.

Who will be furloughed?

More than 380,000 people would be furloughed in the shutdown – meaning, you would experience a temporary leave of absence from your work.

A GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN WILL IMPACT HOLIDAY TRAVEL, E-MAIL WOULD?

This would most of the NASA, Department of housing and urban development, Commerce Department, and the National Park Service staff. In addition, approximately 52,000 IRS workers are furloughed.

Would this impact on the E-mail, or on vacation?

The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) will remain open, as always, in the case of a partial government shutdown, because it is “an independent organization, which she said is funded through the sale of our products and services, and not by tax dollars,” a spokesman for Fox News.

TSA agents, air traffic controllers and border security agents would also be required to work through a down – even if they may receive a paycheck immediately.

Amtrak, a government-owned company also confirmed furthermore, the normal procedures for a short-term shutdown, a spokesperson on Fox News.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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