The government shutdown ended one week ago, and the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee met for the first time on Wednesday to begin hammering out a compromise that will hopefully provide border security and keep the government open.
On Friday afternoon in the White House Rose Garden, President Donald Trump faced a group of reporters for a hastily called address to inform then that a plan has been reached to reopen the federal government for three weeks.
As millions of Americans await the vote of the U.S. Senate as to whether the country will face a government shutdown, Montana Senator Steve Daines spoke with reporters late Friday afternoon from his office in Washington, D.C.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana State University Billings poll found that nearly 57 percent of Montanans oppose the Affordable Care Act, but 69 percent opposed shutting down the government as a way to defund it.