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United States federal government shutdown of 2018–2019

On its 22nd day, the federal government shutdown becomes the longest in American history overtaking the record previously set in 1995–1996.

Shutdown set to be longest on record

US President Donald Trump is edging closer to declaring a national emergency to fund his long-promised border wall, as pressure mounts to find an escape hatch from the three-week impasse that has closed parts of the government, leaving hundreds of thousands of workers without pay.

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  1. The government shutdown becomes the longest in American history overtaking the record previously set in 1995–1996.
  2. On its 22nd day, the federal government shutdown becomes the longest in American history overtaking the record previously set in 1995–1996.

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