The Democrats are waiting for a clearer explanation of where and how the $5.7 billion dollars would be spent as part of a border wall and security package.
'Risk In The System': Unpaid Air Traffic Controllers Driving Uber Say Second Shift Threatens Air Safety
Overworked air traffic controllers are being required to continue without pay, creating an "air safety environment that is deteriorating by the day."
The partial government shutdown is hampering the FBI's ability to investigate and prosecute cyber criminals and to combat digital national security threats.
FBI says terror investigations are being harmed, informants in drug cases compromised, and lives put at stake as the government shutdown grinds on.
The U.S. Coast Guard – the only branch of the armed services that is part of DHS rather than the Pentagon – is left out in the cold during the shutdown.
Friday is a zero-dollar payday for about 800,000 federal employees affected by the ongoing government shutdown.
Over the weekend, some airports had long lines at checkpoints, apparently caused by a rising number of security officers calling in sick as they face the prospect of missing their first paycheck this week.
In a surreal, televised Oval Office squabble between President Trump, Nancy Pelosi and Charles Schumer, the president threatened a government shutdown unless Congress funds his border wall.