Sharp quarrels about the adoption of the US budget
22/1/2018 12:00 am
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face hundreds of thousands of employees in the institutions and organs of the federal government in the United States risk of closure of government work sites starting on Monday morning, as the draft interim budget for the federal government law did not get the votes required to be passed by the Council, which is 60 votes, even Midnight Friday, the deadline for the
last interim budget .
US President Donald Trump accused Democrats of putting politics above the public interest of the American people, while Democrats blamed Trump for rejecting a joint budget proposal submitted to him by members of both parties last week, which included funds to protect young immigrants to the United States. Government Closure
And government closures According to the law, the federal budget must be ratified in the United States at the end of October of each year, the beginning of the federal fiscal year in the country, but the Senate is often delayed in passing the budget legislation at this time, showing the urgent need to Extend the budget for the previous year for additional periods on a temporary basis until the
new budget legislation is ratified . Is an urgent need in the fiscal year 2017-2018, repeats the same as what happened in most years, with the extension of the budget for the previous year to January 2018 19 makes an urgent need to extend the temporary budget for an additional period, a decision which was not passed by the Senate On Friday, making federal government institutions at risk of closure to stop
The suspension includes staff in the Ministries of Housing, Environment, Education and Commerce, and 50 percent of employment in the ministries of finance, health, defense and
transportation is suspended . The closure of 2013 forced many employees of the federal government to spend unpaid holidays for 16 days. The number of employees forced to spend the holiday by 85 thousand employees, which caused the government about two billion dollars in the form of decline in productivity, which led to "negative effects on the economy," according to the Office of the budget of the White House. Of the summit and blamed, in 2013, then US President Barack Obama for entering the United States in a government closure. Trump said at the time: "The problem started from the top and must be resolved from the top.
Members of the House of Representatives voted 230 to 197 on Thursday night to extend government funding until next month, but failed to get Senate approval [/rtl]