The clock is ticking. Without a funding deal, the federal government will shut down on Jan. 20 at 12:01 a.m. But what does that mean and how does it happen?
Here’s a look back at the events that lead to the bring of a government shutdown over DACA.
Senate Democrats appear ready to block legislation to keep the government funded past midnight, gambling that President Trump will offer concessions in the face of a crisis.
The successful vote in the House provided only a faint glimmer of hope that a crisis could be averted before much of the government exhausts its funds at midnight on Friday.
With a government shutdown looming, the House planned to vote Thursday on a spending bill that would avert a crisis. But President Trump upended the G.O.P. strategy.
With no immigration deal in sight, Republicans are eyeing a stopgap bill to keep the government open past Friday, sweetening it with an extension of the child health program.