Lawmakers did not come up with an alternate plan in time for the midnight deadline.
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Trump administration wants to keep agencies open during a potential appropriations lapse, but is unclear which agencies will have the funds.
Park Service, Smithsonian have said disruption wouldn’t start until Monday; plans vary by agency.
An interim director is steering the ship, but the delay between administrations is unprecedented.
Democratic leader Sen. Chuck Schumer heads to the White House Friday to negotiate a plan forward.
Mulvaney asks outgoing head of the Federal Reserve to cancel payment, calling it unnecessary.
OMB director claims Obama "weaponized" the 2013 shutdown.
Some agencies would furlough virtually everyone, while others would remain completely open if there is a lapse in appropriations.
Offload your worries, suggests a new study from Baylor University.
The administration plans to keep national parks and public lands partially open even without congressional funding, drawing criticism from Sally Jewell, the former secretary of the interior.