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Category Archives: Government shutdowns in the United States

Harvey Destruction Prompts Goldman To Cut Government Shutdown Odds

Having in recent weeks boosted its estimate for government shutdown odds to even, or 50%, in a note overnight from Goldman’s Jan Hatzius, the Goldman chief economists writes that due to the human tragedy from Hurricane Harvey, the odds of a shutdown have been again reduced, back to Goldman’s original shutdown estimate of 33%. According […]

Congress Reaches Deal To Keep Government Open Through September

One of the biggest political overhangs facing the market may have just been removed, when moments ago AP and other newswires reported that House Democrats and Republicans are said to have reached a $1 trillion spending deal to keep the government – which is currently operating thanks to a last minute one-week stopgap measure enacted […]

Democrats Take Government Hostage: Threaten To Shut It Down If GOP Repeals Obamacare

Once again Republicans have managed to box themselves in. Just as the GOP has reportedly found enough votes among conservative Republicans to pass the latest iteration of the proposed Healthcare bill, with Freedom Caucus Mark Meadows saying “republicans will have the votes to pass” Obamacare repeal, Democrats realized that they once again have the leverage […]

Trump Tweet: “Democrats Want To Shut Government” Over “OCare Failure” and Puerto Rico

After President Trump flipped on two major campaign promises yesterday, funding for the border wall and obamacare subsidies, many believed that a government shutdown crisis had been averted. But, that is only because most of the mainstream media doesn’t understand, or is simply unwilling to admit, that Democrats aren’t looking for a ‘deal’ on a […]

Will Your Savings Get Caught In Government Shutdown Crossfire?

Via Birch Gold Group, Donald Trump and the GOP face a major hurdle as their first budget test looms next week, along with several problematic issues that could prevent an agreement and trigger a government shutdown. The potential shutdown would put a hiccup in federal bureaucracy for a few weeks, but that’s not the real […]

Trump Warns Democrats “Obamacare Will Die Soon Without ‘Big Money'”

Amid tensions over debt ceiling discussions and government shutdown concerns, Republicans continue to face the fact that passing an Obamacare 'alternative' remains highly unlikely. Source: Townhall.com But it appears the GOP has a cunning plan to cross that chasm. President Trump said early Sunday that ObamaCare will die "far sooner than anyone" thought if it […]

Trump Administration Begins Quiet Preparations For Government Shutdown

Even as Donald Trump is desperate to show to the US population, and especially his voter base, some actual achievement before his first 100 days run out next weekend, prompting him to tell AP that he will unveil a “tremendous” tax ut plan next week (recall he did the same in February), the Trump administration […]