What does a government shutdown mean for the US?

  • Опубликовано: 09 января 2019
  • In the second-longest shutdown in US government history, Donald Trump continues to demand more than $5bn for a border wall. Congress is in deadlock, and some 800,000 federal employees have been sent home or are working without pay. The president has threatened that the shutdown could last ‘months or even years’. Here’s what that might mean
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Комментарии • 701

  • Hannah Leonard
    Hannah Leonard  2 месяцев назад

    Okay so I'm confused Trump says that he want there to be a Purge in 2020 because evidently he thinks there's too many people in this world yeah he wants 5 billion dollars how's it going to get that if there's not even 5 billion people in this world

    • Eric A
      Eric A  4 месяцев назад

      My friendship shut down. Maybe world peace will not.

      • JACALs 419
        JACALs 419  5 месяцев назад

        Trump is being racist with Mexicans

        • Rasteen Jackson
          Rasteen Jackson  5 месяцев назад

          Now your Democratic leaders are pushing to decrease the number of beds facilities have that holds illegal immigrant criminals!!!!! But yet support increasing beds in prisons that houses U.S citizens!! If this isn't a wake up to you dumb pea brain Democratic followers nothing will be!! Though it has been clear to those with common sense!! Atlanta's Mayor got right in office and tried to close down a facility that houses illegal immigrants!!!

          • Luis Solano
            Luis Solano  5 месяцев назад

            That's pretty childish that he can't come to reasoning a wise person listens to reasoning but a fool will always think he has the reasoning, I hardly watch TV but I can understand a enlightenment...

            • Johnny Pham
              Johnny Pham  5 месяцев назад

              Is that matter who pay for the wall? Stupid N.P want to cause the problem...First about Trump with the Russia and now the Tax......Are you stupid enough to find more problem??? Because of you cost our country 6 billions or more for the first shut down.....in fact you shake hand with Trump save our country at least 1 billion and all the tax money have to support for criminal cartel in jail....what a idiot you are and every year US save money for health care and welfare problem, our people didn't have the service like minority .....do you know that???Please S.T.F.U....let people work together and make US STRONG again. PLEASE...... I don't know how smart you are, you going to hurts our country once more times when Trump shut down again once more time.

              • Joel Leday
                Joel Leday  5 месяцев назад

                I barely come off with money to pay bills sometime, and even less for the cold weather here where i am. I used to have a system where i would rely a bit on snap for the food things and money i make to handle what cant be paid by snap. Now im asking friends and family for money at times and walking in the cold in whatever i can wear to pay for life. Im tough i can stand it but i dont think anyone in this world should have to. Its our right as people to eat our fill and get paid for working hard!

                • Ionut DU
                  Ionut DU  5 месяцев назад

                  Do the wall

                  • Peter Liljebladh
                    Peter Liljebladh  5 месяцев назад

                    I wonder if the presidents personal bodyguards would risk their lives for him if they had to do it for nothing.

                    • Tyrone Shoelaces
                      Tyrone Shoelaces  5 месяцев назад

                      "Im not allowed to work during the Govt. shutdown"
                      Yes you are allowed to work, you can always find odd jobs or ways to make money. If you are in financial trouble because you don't get a paycheck for a few weeks then that is your fault for not planning ahead and making sure you have sufficient savings. What if you lost your job all together? There are homeless people who manage to make a considerable amount of money because they go out and find ways to make money.

                      • kelly watson
                        kelly watson  6 месяцев назад

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                        • howling tainbow
                          howling tainbow  6 месяцев назад

                          The wall is needed bc we are not going to live without being terrorized if we do not have the wall people will bring in drugs we will become a total dump country without it!!!!!!

                          • howling tainbow
                            howling tainbow  6 месяцев назад

                            No we need the wall

                            • Anthony Williams
                              Anthony Williams  6 месяцев назад

                              This all has nothing to do with a wall . Wakey wakey

                              • S҉a҉d҉s҉t҉h҉e҉t҉i҉c҉
                                S҉a҉d҉s҉t҉h҉e҉t҉i҉c҉  6 месяцев назад

                                Welp, I'm just glad that discusting idiot isn't my Prime Minister. ;)

                                • S҉a҉d҉s҉t҉h҉e҉t҉i҉c҉
                                  S҉a҉d҉s҉t҉h҉e҉t҉i҉c҉  6 месяцев назад

                                  Feel sorry for you americans but I'm not sorry for trump supporters they get who they voted for.

                              • Mc4King
                                Mc4King  6 месяцев назад

                                U voted for this guy. Kinda ironic right?

                                • Ahmet Nana
                                  Ahmet Nana  6 месяцев назад

                                  God knows many ways of punishment, and trump is one of them. I can now say with great confidence that god indeed exists

                                  • IO Gab
                                    IO Gab  6 месяцев назад

                                    The great wall of USA.

                                    • Roseann Estrada
                                      Roseann Estrada  6 месяцев назад

                                      This dude is trash

                                      • TARUSo0o0
                                        TARUSo0o0  6 месяцев назад

                                        Why would u work for the government 😂😂😂

                                        • TARUSo0o0
                                          TARUSo0o0  6 месяцев назад

                                          It means absolutely nothing to me

                                          • TARUSo0o0
                                            TARUSo0o0  6 месяцев назад

                                            It means that no body cares

                                            • Moon ship
                                              Moon ship  6 месяцев назад

                                              Why they don’t take that money from that oil they been taking it from Middle east!?

                                              • PUBG Nation
                                                PUBG Nation  6 месяцев назад

                                                They have trillions in budget why not just spare 5bn? It ain't much tbh compared to the annual budget.

                                                • You Tube
                                                  You Tube  6 месяцев назад

                                                  Islam is the true religion

                                                  • abdulaziz hassen
                                                    abdulaziz hassen  6 месяцев назад

                                                    Welcome to the new way of life..

                                                    • Cat Gamer
                                                      Cat Gamer  6 месяцев назад

                                                      Trump is making America worse

                                                      • Jadeyy Pooh
                                                        Jadeyy Pooh  6 месяцев назад

                                                        BRO WE LITERALLY ARE RUNNING OUT OF FOOD AT SCHOOL FOR THIS KRAP .....HE’S GONNA START ANOTHER GREAT DEPRESSION......he’s gonna be the president to fk up America. Trump, his crew and supporters are selfish af and don’t deserve to be alive sry it’s harsh but it’s the truth

                                                        • Chloe Bishop
                                                          Chloe Bishop  6 месяцев назад

                                                          I thought brexit was bad

                                                          • Anthony Johnson
                                                            Anthony Johnson  6 месяцев назад

                                                            Wait so shuting down security as a whole is more worse right???? How is this protecting the country!

                                                            • Jess Reinhardt
                                                              Jess Reinhardt  6 месяцев назад

                                                              "We'll create jobs for Americans!" We won't pay them though.

                                                              • FUR
                                                                FUR  6 месяцев назад

                                                                Work without pay? Sounds like a slavery

                                                                • Saul Val
                                                                  Saul Val  6 месяцев назад

                                                                  Open better homeless shelters with the resources to put people to work. Construct better communities by having more farms of all natural resources.

                                                                  • cattleNhay
                                                                    cattleNhay  6 месяцев назад

                                                                    Make the world great again = down with the Satan run corporation known as the UNITED STATES

                                                                    • Laura B
                                                                      Laura B  6 месяцев назад

                                                                      No matter how you look at it, the government shutdown IS A DIRECT ATTACK ON THE MIDDLE CLASS of this country. It's affecting 800,000 federal workers and... ALL THE GOVERNMENT BENEFIT RECIPIENTS (children, disabled, elderly people) who are not getting their Food Stamps, Social Security benefits, Disability, etc. We are talking millions of people affected!! Everyone is comfy watching Trump's 'hostage tactics' on their TV. In other countries, thousands of people go out in the street with pots and pans in protest and make noise. Lots of talking... but very few people have the guts to organize and make things happen. IT'S NOT CONVENIENT.

                                                                      • Andy
                                                                        Andy  6 месяцев назад

                                                                        Trump is doing a business move. I cant think of what it is called, but he is standing firm trying to get the best answer/deal for the company aka the USA. Yes, people are out of work people are not getting paid and all of that sucks but look at it from a business point of view. Would you rather live nicely for a little while or would rather live wonderfully for years to come. The guy in the video putting trash on top of other trash and saying "No one here to pick it up." How about you do it? Go to Wal-Mart buy some trash bags come back and bag it up. Workers not being paid, or out of work all together? Find another job or do odd jobs for people and get paid under the table. Does the shutdown suck? Yes, but it not the end of the world adapt, over come, and move forward. Do not just hang around the house and use up your families saving that is stupid and unwise. If you see something that needs to be done and you are able to do it, then do it don't expect someone else to do it every time. We as a nation have grown soft in that area. Always waiting on someone to care for us, like the government or welfair or wik. If you need extra money go get it. There is plenty of work out there if you are willing to do the work. You need food for your baby? Open a can of veggies rinse them off and put them in a blinder, no blinder use a bowl and a spoon. Living is not hard, willing to do the work you are not used to can be.

                                                                        • World Friend
                                                                          World Friend  6 месяцев назад

                                                                          The media are asking where is the emergency, if the shut last long there will be an emergency don't you think?

                                                                          • Just- Me
                                                                            Just- Me  6 месяцев назад

                                                                            Be a youtuber peeps hurry

                                                                            • xz. goat
                                                                              xz. goat  6 месяцев назад

                                                                              Which is why I bought 50% of the snack aisle and 75% of the game aisle

                                                                              Thanks walmart

                                                                              • someonewhowillneverbeatme
                                                                                someonewhowillneverbeatme  6 месяцев назад

                                                                                i play fortnite oh wait, did you pay? I hope not, can’t get arrested if there’s no gov’t 😃

                                                                              • someonewhowillneverbeatme
                                                                                someonewhowillneverbeatme  6 месяцев назад

                                                                                i play fortnite should have brought my son!

                                                                            • Becky Warren
                                                                              Becky Warren  6 месяцев назад

                                                                              So fucked up world were living in.😠😡🌎

                                                                              • Jennifer Chen
                                                                                Jennifer Chen  6 месяцев назад

                                                                                ....trump supporters should never vote for him. Wish we can get him off that seat/place

                                                                                • RaVen McCraig
                                                                                  RaVen McCraig  6 месяцев назад

                                                                                  Ahm, sorry. I'm just curious and I'm not from the US. What is the billion dollar wall for? My customers are talking about the shut down and I want to know more about it.

                                                                                  • Erik Hernandez
                                                                                    Erik Hernandez  6 месяцев назад

                                                                                    mexicans/illigal immagrants take our jobs.... trump himself takes away 800,000 jobs then forces them back without pay

                                                                                    • Talixanz
                                                                                      Talixanz  6 месяцев назад

                                                                                      Can't get arrested if there's no government 🤔😂

                                                                                      • Dedra Allen
                                                                                        Dedra Allen  6 месяцев назад

                                                                                        You elected him. He is doing what he thinks is best. He has done a lot of good the public does not even know about. The poor are used to it, the rich will fell the pain but change must come. No matter how it is achieved. Equilibrium must be established.

                                                                                        • Floody
                                                                                          Floody  6 месяцев назад

                                                                                          Trump Dies in Fortnite to Desperado Skin

                                                                                          * “GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN UNTIL THIS MEXICAN’S ACCOUNT IS DELETED” *

                                                                                          • Esther Vargas
                                                                                            Esther Vargas  6 месяцев назад

                                                                                            California needs to break away the USA..we need to be our own country.

                                                                                            • Gold Justice
                                                                                              Gold Justice  6 месяцев назад

                                                                                              This better not last long