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How bad is the shutdown?

While Donald Trump money for a wall on the border with Mexico requires, is the shutdown of the federal services its third week entered. How bad is a shutdown, and where is the solution?

HOW DOES A SHUTDOWN?

The federal departments of the United States are financed by an annual budget that Congress determines and approves. Also the president should sign the document …

HOW DOES A SHUTDOWN?

The federal departments of the United States are financed by an annual budget that Congress determines and approves. Also, the president must sign the document or he can veto. If an agreement on the funding in the U.s. Congress is not forthcoming, then the government itself for a large part. In recent years, the procedure more and more used as a political weapon to compromise to enforce. So tried of the Republicans in 2013 the funding of Obamacare to reduce it.

HOW IS THIS SHUTDOWN OCCUR?

This time is again a deadlock between a divided Congress and the White House to the base. Trump refuses mordicus his signature under any document that does not provide the $ 5.6 billion that he claims to ‘his’ wall on the border with Mexico to build. The Democrats, who have the majority in the House of Representatives, reject the plan for a wall. So is the shutdown of federal services in its third week entered.

HOW MUCH IS THIS SHUTDOWN?

If by Saturday no comparison, is a painful record from 1995-1996 broken. Then it would be the longest shutdown in the Us history. And that opportunity seems great. ‘If necessary, takes the shutdown persist for months or years, ” said Trump Friday. The president loves guns and says that he agrees on a wall to force. The ongoing impasse, he is already heavily charged. A recent poll revealed that 50% of Americans have him as the main culprit shows; 7% blame it on the Republicans in Congress and 32% to the Democrats.

WHAT ARE THE CONSEQUENCES FOR THE ECONOMY?

That depends on how long the shutdown lasts. In a few days time, costs about shutdown, the economy is not much. According to economists Oxford Economics would be a shutdown that lasts a week only 0.1 percent of the gdp costs. Goldman Sachs estimates the loss at 0.2 percent. If the shutdown persists too long, the American economy may be significant damage. When, in 2011, happened, lowered the credit rating agency Standard & Poor s, the credit rating of the U.S., because the political misery an inextricably tangle seemed.

WHAT HAPPENS IN A SHUTDOWN?

In all departments of the government, a distinction is made between tasks that are essential for life, and tasks that are not. The services covered by the first denominator to fall, continue to work, the other not. Police, fire department and post offices will be staffed to stay, national parks, libraries and museums are going to close. Only employees who remain on duty will be paid, although it may be that this only happens when the shutdown is over. Some government departments continue to operate without fresh money, as long as their financial status permits.

WHERE IS THE SOLUTION?

There is a summit between the Democrats and Republicans in Congress and president Donald Trump, but a compromise still seems far away. In place of a concrete wall between Mexico and the U.S., would Trump also called to move are a metal fence – all he requires in return expect the same budget of $ 5.6 billion, while the Democrats do not want to go further than 1.3 billion for additional grenshekken and cameras. The president is also his plan to push through with a ‘state of emergency’, without the approval of Congress. But according to specialists, that would be unconstitutional.

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