SHUTDOWN DAY 32: The government shutdown could end up costing more than the $5.7 billion Trump wants for the wall
|01/22/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- The partial government shutdown, now in its second month, could cost the economy in excess of $6 billion by the end of this week.
- The figure, projected by a chief economist at S&P Global, would be more than the $5.7 billion in border wall funding which prompted the shutdown in the first place.
- The shutdown began on December 22 after Democrats rejected Trump’s demand that any legislation for funding the federal government must include money for the wall.
- As the record-breaking shutdown drags on, projections about the damage it is causing are becoming more and more alarming.
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