For The Economist on The US Government’s Longest Shutdown Ever

G. Elliott Morris

Jan. 07, 2019

Tags: The Economist Politics Trump



Donald Trump refuses to sign a bill that would open the government, demanding funding for a wall along the Mexican border. Democrats and Republicans in Congress won’t give it to him.

“Daily chart | The US government is now in its second-longest shutdown | Budget impasses in the Trump years combine length with frequency”