Republican senator Lindsey Graham, who has good ties with president Trump, has Sunday called for a temporary reopening of the federal government.
An interruption of the ‘shutdown’ would can be used to reach an agreement with the Democrats on the funding of the by Trump desired limes wall in Mexico.
The Democrats do not want to talk further as long as government services remain shut. Trump refused on 21 december, a provisional budget law to draw, because it is not the desired $ 5.7 billion for a limes wall, prevents.
The result was that the government partly in the slot. Approximately 380.000 employees from nine departments are sent home and do not get paid. A further 420,000 to officials working in services that the work will not be allowed to resign, such as the customs or the post.
Sunday is the 23rd day of the longest shutdown in American history.
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