Sergeant Bills-KO: The 5 Minute Debrief
1. US government shuts down
With Republicans in Congress refusing to approve any more public spending unless the president backs down on the Obamacare health law, the US government is in shutdown. It’s the first time since 1996 (assuming we don’t count the time Jed Bartlet called for a shutdown in Season 5 of the West Wing) that the world’s largest economy closed its doors and shut the books, refusing to spend money until a bipartisan agreement can be reached. National p...
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