US government shutdown hits record length

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WASHINGTON: The US government shutdown over President Donald Trump’s demand for border wall funding became the longest in the modern era as it stretched into its 22nd day Saturday with no end in sight.
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Published on January 11, 2019 -  00:38
The Government Shutdown Just Tied The Record For The Longest Shutdown In History
According to Business Insider, the government shutdown is now in its 21st day, tying the record for the longest of the modern era. This is the 21st time the federal government has had a funding lapse since the modern budgeting process began. Most of those times, the shutdown has been short and has not involved employees being sent home, but that has changed in recent years.

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