US government shutdown: Senate fails to reach immigration deal

Democrats are attempting to force an agreement on the DACA immigration programme by refusing to pass a temporary spending bill, but argue the far right is preventing political compromise.

    The anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration has been marked by a government shutdown, after the Senate failed to agree on a spending bill.

    It will try again early on Monday to vote for a deal, with immigration the main sticking point.

    Republicans and Democrats are blaming each other for the deadlock, but public appears to be focusing on the president - with #trumpshutdown trending on social media.

    Al Jazeera's Mike Hanna reports from Washington, DC.


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