US government: 'Sorry, we're closed'
MANILA, Philippines - The United States government shut down for the first time in 17 years, on Tuesday, October 1, after Congress failed to agree on a federal spending bill.
The White House ordered federal agencies to initiate their shutdown procedures.
Some of the agencies tweeted their announcements. See below:
Obama could not hide his frustrations.
They actually did it. A group of Republicans in the House just forced a government shutdown over Obamacare instead of passing a real budget.— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) October 1, 2013
A quick search on social media listening tool Radian6 say this is what people have been talking about.
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