nearvideo Congress re-convenes, then adjourns to Monday with no end to government shutdown in sight
Still struggling to find a solution to the government shutdown, both the house of representatives and the Senate back to work on Thursday only to quickly gavel out of session; Peter Doocy reports from Capitol Hill.
As the partial government shutdown enters the second week and the end is not in sight, some judges decided with Department of Justice lawyers who are looking to pause the cases in which the administration, until the shutdown ends.
Reported by Bloomberg to delay in Washington, DC, judge Randolph moss denied the request of the government, the time limits in a case, the challenge of managing the prohibition for asylum-seekers illegally crossing the border.
“Government functions can continue” if “the safety of human life or protection of property,” Moss wrote on Thursday, citing a report indicating that many immigrant employees work more.
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Meanwhile, in Maryland, chief U.S. district judge James Bredar to called down a “internal dispute to a party,” and urged the DOJ “to find the funding through the continuation of their participation in this litigation in a timely manner, regardless of their client’s internal problems,” Bloomberg reported.
The government argues that attorneys are prohibited, even on a voluntary basis.
The administration had some success in New York, where the Supreme judge of the Manhattan federal court suspended work on the civil cases in which the government lawyers. U.S. district judge Colleen McMahon said that the suspension remains in force for disputes in civil law in connection with the United States, their authorities and their employees, until after President Trump’s characters establish a budget right back to DOJ funding.
This order sets a number of the court, in which Trump is a defendant — including one that a group of people are suing Trump and the Trump organization. Last week, a judge ruled in this case that you can remain anonymous because they fear retaliation from Trump and his followers.
Similar to the McMahon’s have been issued in the Northern District of Ohio. However, in the Eastern district of New York in Brooklyn, chief judge Dora L. Irizarry of the order, on Wednesday, the court said, “is to hear granted to continue to decide cases without interference.”
The was shut down, fought Trump’s call for $5 billion in funding for a wall on the southern border. Democrats have protested that request and held firmly to 1.3 billion dollars for the border security.
There are no signs that the shutdown is closer to resolved than it was last Saturday, when funding for the government expired.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.