Trump urged to reopen government for a few weeks

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 02:23:24 +0000

President Donald Trump attends a roundtable discussion on border security with local leaders, Friday Jan. 11, 2019, in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

A Republican lawmaker advising President Donald Trump said he is encouraging the president to reopen the government for several weeks to continue negotiating with Democrats over funding for a U.S.-Mexico border wall before the president takes the more drastic step of declaring a national emergency.

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US shutdown sends economy into uncharted waters

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Sun, 13 Jan 2019 02:58:51 +0000

This image shows the deserted Terminal G security check point area of the Miami International Airport on January 12, 2018 after it was forced to shut down due to a shortage of security agents sparked by the partial US government shutdown now in its 22nd day. - For three days, from Saturday, January 19th, through Monday, January 14th, Terminal G -- one of six at the airport -- will be closed. (Photo by Gianrigo MARLETTA / AFP)

The US government shutdown on Saturday became the longest in history and is taking a growing bite out of the world’s largest economy with each passing day, economists say.

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Villanueva prods gov’t: Ensure workers get ‘legally mandated’ pay, benefits

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2019 06:49:12 +0000

Villanueva prods gov’t: Ensure workers get ‘legally mandated’ pay, benefits

Senator Joel Villanueva on Thursday said government “should not be remiss in taking care of its own employees.”

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US airports seeing rise in security screeners calling off work

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Sun, 06 Jan 2019 03:40:41 +0000

Transportation Security Administration officers work at a checkpoint at Logan International Airport in Boston, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019. The TSA acknowledged an increase in the number of its employees calling off work during the partial government shutdown. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

The federal agency tasked with guaranteeing U.S. airport security acknowledged an increase in the number of its employees calling off work during the partial government shutdown.

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US airports seeing rise in security screeners calling off work

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Sun, 06 Jan 2019 03:40:41 +0000

Transportation Security Administration officers work at a checkpoint at Logan International Airport in Boston, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019. The TSA acknowledged an increase in the number of its employees calling off work during the partial government shutdown. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

The federal agency tasked with guaranteeing U.S. airport security acknowledged an increase in the number of its employees calling off work during the partial government shutdown.

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Duterte creates task force on federalism

Duterte creates task force on federalism

President Rodrigo Duterte has created an inter-agency task force on federalism (IATF). Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, by the authority of the President, signed Memorandum Circular No. 52 on October 31 but the paper was released only to the media on Monday. In his memorandum, Duterte said, “The conduct of a public information drive and advocacy […]

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