"My assessment is one could run into February," said. Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee. "Will it? It's not up to me."
Schumer has been fighting over government funding with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. The government is funded through November 21.
"There were reports of employees having to rely on food banks and the support of family and friends. Some were even advised to see doctors for symptoms of depression."
The House will likely focus on legislation around gun policy and election security and the Senate, led by Republican Mitch McConnell, has a large group of judicial nominees waiting for approval.
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The declaration came little more than 12 hours after Congress passed a compromise budget bill on border security that funded the government and averted another partial government shutdown.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he is prepared to support the emergency declaration, which flies in the face of his supposed private warning to President Donald Trump against taking such action.
The damage assessment is likely preliminary, as officials were still collecting evidence for a report that will be sent to the U.S. Department of Interior in the coming weeks.
The comedian blasted the president for flip-flopping over his flagship U.S.-Mexico border wall proposal.
The bill expected to pass through the Senate on Thursday could get the president's signature before Friday night's deadline.
Analysts and critics said that it was criticism from Ann Coulter and other conservative commentators that caused Trump to reverse course on signing a bipartisan spending bill last December that would have kept the government open.
At the White House earlier, the president would not commit to supporting or vetoing the bipartisan measure.
Congress is refusing to fund the wall President Donald Trump would like to construct on the nation's southern border.
"Now, we do not know that the president will sign-on," John Berman said. "We do know that the co-president doesn't like it.
"All of us realized us that we had a bigger obligation to get back together," Senator Richard Shelby said.
Celebrity chef said it was an "important gesture" that the daughter of President Trump had gone to his relief kitchen.
"Whether or not [Trump] gets $1.6 billion from Congress, whether or not he gets $2.5 billion or $5.7 billion, he's going to do whatever he legally can to secure that border," Trump's acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney said.
Vice President Mike Pence said the government shutdown was not a mistake because it showed Trump standing up for what he believed in.
Congress has a mechanism to stop President Donald Trump if he declares a national emergency to build his long-promised border wall.
Andrew Napolitano did, however, say that declaring a national emergency would help Trump gain political points with his base.
From air traffic controllers to teachers, public workers with the informal power not to work are becoming a new force in American politics.
"These courts are already short-staffed trying to clean up from the government shutdown's mess. It's a perfect storm," said Ruby Powers, a Houston-based immigration attorney.
"It's probably easier to do if you leave it up to the [bipartisan committee] and let us do it," said GOP Senator Richard Shelby, a member of the congressional committee that's tasked with hashing out a border security deal.