Capitol Report: Federal government shuts down for first time since 2013

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President Donald Trump tweeted late Friday it “wasn’t looking good” for resolving a pending government shutdown.

The federal government partially shut down for the first time since 2013 early Saturday, after a House-passed bill failed to garner enough votes to clear the Senate amid a bruising battle over immigration and spending.

Funding expired as most Senate Democrats voted against the House bill that would have extended operations through Feb. 16, as well as delay Obamacare taxes and extend the Children’s Health Insurance Program for six years.

But the bill did not address the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which President Donald Trump has ordered an end to.

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