The shutdown today: Trump tweets he’s waiting for Democrats
—Jan 12, 2019—Here’s what’s up with the partial government shutdown on Day 22.
WHAT’S NEW TODAY
President Donald Trump tweeted that he’s at the White House waiting for Democrats to come back from their “vacations” to work on a deal to end the shutdown. Both houses of Congress adjourned Friday for the weekend; lawmakers are due back in Washington next week.
The shutdown became the longest in U.S. history, eclipsing a 21-day closure during the Clinton administration.