The U.S. government will shut down due to a lack of over funding for the wall along the Mexico border. It is that the closures will last until after Christmas. It is the government shutdown this year. U.S. President Donald Trump has promised a "very " government shutdown if Democrats do not fund the . He wants $5.7 billion to finance the wall. It was of the President's major election . He said: "We are totally prepared for a very long ." He tweeted: "Shutdown today if Democrats do not vote for security."
The shutdown affected Mr Trump's holiday . The White House confirmed this in a . It said: "Due to the shutdown, President Trump will remain in Washington, D.C. and the First Lady will return from Florida so can spend Christmas ." There is gridlock in large of the country. Funding has expired for that operate national parks, homeland , law enforcement, collection and transportation. Around 400,000 federal workers will stay at without pay until a is reached.