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U.s. Senate vote Monday on end to shutdown

In the U.s. Senate Monday will again be tuned over a temporary federal budget. That is necessary is to put an end to the so-called ‘government shutdown’.

That has the Republican meerderheidsleider in the upper house, Mitch McConnell, Saturday said. ‘The vote Monday will take place Monday to 13 hours (Tuesday 19 pm (Belgian time), unless the Democrats there earlier about wanting to vote.’

In the vote on Monday will be a federal budget treatment that provides a temporary funding of the federal agencies have until 8 February. That is a shorter period of time than the Friday weggestemde budget.

There are no concessions to the Democrats. According to the Washington Post hopes McConnell them so as to be able to force the bill to approve it, because the Democrats otherwise would harm, if they re for a ‘shutdown’ votes.

As a result of the shutdown, most federal government departments will be frozen. Only the services that are considered to be essential, such as Homeland Security or the FBI, continue to function normally. During a shutdown, 40 percent of federal employees on unpaid leave sent, representing nearly 1 million employees. The Republicans and the Democrats blaming each other for the impasse.

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