• 5G Rollout, New Tech Products Could See Delays Because of the Government Shutdown

    9 days ago - By Fortune

    The race to 5G is coming to a halt-thanks to the government shutdown.
    The fifth and next generation of cellular wireless technology , is a 2019 priority for many mobile carriers. It's a development, however, that requires extensive government approval processes. And amid the longest U.S. government shutdown in history, stretching beyond its 22nd day, those Federal Communications Commission approval processes are taking a hit.
    “comes at a vital moment when the U.S. is competing to stay ahead of the world in the race to 5G, and when new products and services are being rolled out in real...
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  • Americans Blame GOP and Trump for Government Shutdown, Poll Says

    9 days ago - By Fortune

    Americans hold President Donald Trump and the GOP responsible for the ongoing government shutdown, according to a new ABC News/ Washington Post poll .
    The shutdown is now the longest in the country's history. Democrats overwhelmingly blame Republicans: 85% of Democrats lay blame at Congressional Republicans and Trump. But when you take a look at Republicans' view, the numbers aren't as extreme; only 68% of Republicans blame Democrats for the shutdown, by comparison.
    Fifteen percent of Republicans blame their fellow Republicans for the government's standstill, and another 15% of Republicans...
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  • Republican lawmakers say Trump isn't backing down on the longest shutdown, instead pointing finger at Democrats

    Republican lawmakers say Trump isn't backing down on the longest shutdown, instead pointing finger at Democrats

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

    Top Republican lawmakers created an image of an unwavering Trump in comments over multiple television appearances Sunday morning amid a record-breaking government shutdown.
    Sen. Lindsey Graham lead the charge, saying previously proposed deals to fund the wall were unacceptable, and Trump was "not going to give in."
    House Minority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise criticized Democratic leadership, saying he hadn't seen any recent counter-offers to Trump's plans that would re-open the government.
    The comments come as Trump has issued near-daily calls for further negotiations with Democratic...
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  • Americans blame Trump for the government shutdown over a border 'crisis' that they don't see, according to polls

    Americans blame Trump for the government shutdown over a border 'crisis' that they don't see, according to polls

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

    A new Washington Post/ABC News poll found a majority of Americans blame President Donald Trump and Republican lawmakers for the partial government shutdown.
    The poll also found that a minority of people polled support Trump's claims that there is a "crisis" at the southern border and its use to support a record-breaking shutdown.
    Multiple other polls taken during the government shutdown have found that most people place the blame on Trump.
    A new Washington Post/ABC News poll found that a majority of Americans blame President Donald Trump and Republican lawmakers for the partial government...
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