government shutdown

Snoop Dogg Drags Donald Trump for Government Shutdown

Snoop Dogg Drags Donald Trump for Government Shutdown

Snoop Dogg is unhappy with the partial government shutdown and he is pointing the finger at the Commander-in-Chief, Donald Trump. The Hip-Hop vet posted a video to Instagram weighing in on the thousands of federal workers whose livelihoods are on the line because of the shutdown. He urged those affected not to vote for Donnie […]

Pornhub Viewership Up in the Nation’s Capital Since the Government Shutdown Started

Not everyone is experiencing hardship thanks to the government shutdown. According to recent research, conducted by Pornhub, there’s been a spike in their viewership. Pornhub reports that since government jobs have been placed on hold, they’ve seen an almost 6% increase. In Washington D.C. alone, Pornhub claims its hourly traffic has increased an average of 6.32 percent, with female traffic, […]

Democrats Debate About Reposting Cardi B’s Video About Government Shutdown

Democrats Debate About Reposting Cardi B's Video About Government Shutdown

Cardi B’s views on President Donald Trump and the partial government shutdown has caught the attention of her fans and United States Senators. After calling out POTUS for refusing to pay federal workers over funding for his wall, the “Money” rapper went viral and Democratic senators Brian Schatz (Hawaii) and Chris Murphy (Connecticut) debated whether […]

Harlem Globetrotters Offer Free Tickets to Furloughed Federal Employees

We are currently 25 days into the Government Shutdown with no end in sight as President Trump and Congressional Democrats in a struggle to reach a deal on government spending leaving Federal employees either working without pay or furloughed until the government is funded. Many federal workers have received well wishes from everyday Americans mostly […]

The IRS Will Not Be Issuing Tax Refunds During Government Shutdown

USA Today reported the partial government shutdown, caused by a deadlock in negotiations between President Donald Trump and Congress over border security, could cause the Internal Revenue Service to delay issuing refunds to taxpaying Americans. The agency calls issuing tax refunds a “non-excepted” activity, which is performed by government workers who are being furloughed because […]

Government Shutdown Ends As Senate Strikes A Deal

The Senate voted to advance a bill that would reopen the government on Monday after Senate Democrats agreed to vote for legislation that funds the government through Feb. 8, on the condition that Republicans put an immigration bill to a vote. The bill advanced by a vote of 81 to 18, with a handful of […]

Government Shutdown Day Three: Senate to Vote on Ending Shutdown

Words by Roman White As day three of the government shutdown becomes a reality, senators are expected to cast their votes at noon on Monday to potentially end the shutdown, but it is not certain that this will happen. Government officials made their rounds on the Sunday news shows to point fingers across the aisle on who’s to blame for […]

Overseas Troops Will Miss NFL Championships Due To Government Shutdown

Both the Republicans and the Democrats have failed the troops on this one. As “nonessential” government activities shut down due to the Republican-controlled Congress’s failure to come up with a budget, so does the American Forces Network, which provides TV and radio programming to U.S. military personnel around the world. When the shutdown took effect […]

Air Force Cancels All Athletic Events During Government Shutdown

All games cancelled Air Force announced Saturday that it would cancel all athletic events as a result of the government shutdown. The ruling was immediately effective and wiped out Saturday’s scheduled home men’s basketball game against Fresno State and the home hockey game against Sacred Heart. Academy teams were scattered around the country this weekend, […]