government shutdown

This government shutdown is the longest in history and that means hundreds of thousands of Americans are not getting paid. Jacque Reid goes Inside Her Story with Devone Williams who is a government worker who isn’t getting paid. Thankfully her husband isn’t a government employee so they still have one income. They have two daughters, […]

In the wake of this government shutdown the airports have been pretty slow! But, Damon has TSA Pre Check and he doesn’t have to deal with the long lines. He recommends that everyone get pre check, it makes him feel like a VIP. Tom wishes he could be pre check but he can’t because “some […]

Social media challenges are extremely popular right now but most of them are just for fun. The Willie Moore Jr. Show team has come up with a challenge that’ll do some good. It’s called the “Government Shutdown Challenge,” and we’re challenging you to be a blessing to government workers who have been working without pay […]

More and more Americans are being effected by the partial government shutdown as hundreds of thousands of federal employees are going without pay. Donald Trump told supporters on Tuesday, “We’re going to stay out for a long time if we have to.” As reported by CNN, JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon on Wednesday called the shutdown a “self-inflicted wound” […]


Jaqi Wright and her sister, Nikki Howard, are furloughed federal employees who have found a way to bounce back during this partial government shutdown, which began Dec. 22. 800,000 federal employees and contractors are reportedly affected by Trump’s shutdown, and Wright and Howard — who work for the Justice Department and Food and Drug Administration in […]

ATLANTA (AP) — It was taking more than an hour for passengers to get through domestic checkpoints at the world’s busiest airport in Atlanta on Monday, the first business day after security screeners missed paychecks for the first time due to partial government shutdown. No-shows among screeners across the nation soared Sunday and again Monday, […]


WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday rejected the suggestion that he temporarily reopen government while negotiations continue on his proposed border wall, signaling no speedy resolution to the partial government shutdown now into a fourth week. Leaving the White House for a trip to New Orleans, Trump said he had dismissed the proposal […]


As the new year rolls onward, Congresswoman Maxine Waters, who is now the first Black and the first woman to chair the House Financial Services Committee, is not holding back on her criticism of Donald Trump. On Sunday, Waters took to Twitter to warn 45 that “even your most vocal defenders will turn on you w/ your […]

This morning I have to address the disturbing fact that our federal government has now been shut down for an astounding 19 days. Starting on Friday, hundreds of thousands of federal employees, including many of our listeners right here on the Tom Joyner Morning Show, are going to miss their first paycheck and many of […]


NEW YORK (AP) — Routine food inspections aren’t getting done because of the partial government shutdown, but checks of the riskiest foods are expected to resume next week, the Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday. The agency said it’s working to bring back about 150 employees to inspect riskier foods such as cheese, infant formula […]

Yesterday Donald Trump addressed the country and claimed we are in a state of emergency when in reality, “he’s the emergency,” says Reverend Al. Trump didn’t say anything new at all, he just went on and on about the same old things. He said nothing about getting government workers their paychecks or ending the government shut […]


DALLAS (AP) — The partial government shutdown is starting to affect air travel. Over the weekend, some airports had long lines at checkpoints, apparently caused by a rising number of security officers calling in sick while they are not getting paid. Safety inspectors aren’t even on the job. A Federal Aviation Administration spokesman said Monday […]