December 5, 2021

U.S. government shutdown looms amid immigration battle

U.S. government shutdown looms amid immigration battle(Note language that may offend some readers) By Richard Cowan and Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Partisan finger-pointing over immigration policy on Tuesday left the U.S. Congress and the White House stumbling closer to a possible federal government shutdown by the end of the week, although Wall Street held out hopes for a deal to prevent that. Republicans who control Congress are expected to try to push another stopgap funding bill and get it to President Donald Trump's desk before Friday's midnight deadline. Many Democrats might withhold their support unless immigration policy is addressed.


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