The US government has experienced a first shutdown in 5 years since the 15-day shutdown in 2013 during the tenure of Barack Obama.
Essentially, a goernment shutdown in US politics occurs when Congress and the President fail to pass appropriations legislation funding government operations and agencies.
This shutdown has been mainly caused by mainly the issue of DACA, which allows immigration into United States which President Donald Trump wants to repeal, but the Congress Democrats are in favor of.
Furloughs will occur in government firms which might generally affect the American atmosphere.
Various federal agencies will be affected by the shutdown, while critical services that deal with the protection of life and property, like air traffic control and programs like the Postal Service will continue due to the alternative funding that they obtain.
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