About a bill to permanently end government shutdowns.
SEN. LISA MURKOWSKI
The current government shutdown started on the 22nd of December is now the longest running event, ever. This translates into 800,000 government public servants going without their paychecks because the republican President Donald Trump decided at the last minute to renege on a previous budget agreement with US Congressional leaders in order to push for a government shutdown over his demands for additional funding for his SW border wall.
On January 11, 2019, The New York Times published the story about how around May 2017, agents for a secret division of the FBI involving counter-intelligence began investigating whether President Trump had been acting on behalf of Russia against American interests. As per that report, “that inquiry was made part of Mr. Mueller’s broader examination of how Russian operatives interfered in the 2016 election and whether any Trump associates conspired with them.
The cruelty demonstrated by President Trump…
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