The Last Government Shutdown Lasted 21 Days
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT)– The current government shutdown is heading into its second week. With no apparent end in sight, some are wondering just how long it might go.
We do know the last government shutdown in late 1995, ran 21 days before Congress and President Clinton reached a deal. The story above is from December 17, 1995 as former WHNT News 19 reporter Trey Thomas interviewed people at Madison Square Mall about the shutdown.