The federal government shut down on Friday at midnight after Congress failed to agree on a new budget.
Despite last minute bipartisan meetings over cheeseburgers, the bill to fund the government until 16 February failed to receive the required 60 votes.
This is the first government shutdown ever to happen while the Republicans have been controlling the Congress and the White House. This is also the fourth shutdown in a quarter of a century.
The White House immediately took to Twitter, blaming the D…