US Senator Marco Rubio is questioned by Capitol Hill reporters. Photo: Reuters

As US agencies reopen, lawmakers disparage shutdown tactic

  • Officials from both parties say shutdown has not helped negotiations
  • About 800,000 federal workers stayed home on furlough or worked for no pay during the shutdown
Topic |   US Politics

TOP PICKS

US Senator Marco Rubio is questioned by Capitol Hill reporters. Photo: Reuters
READ FULL ARTICLE
US President Donald Trump announcing a deal to end the government shutdown from the Rose Garden of the White House on Friday. Photo: AFP

Bill to end US shutdown for three weeks passed by House, signed by Donald Trump

  • Issue of funding for border wall is left for more talks
  • Delays at US airports produced a heightened sense of urgency
Topic |   Donald Trump

TOP PICKS

US President Donald Trump announcing a deal to end the government shutdown from the Rose Garden of the White House on Friday. Photo: AFP
READ FULL ARTICLE