8 Ways a Shutdown Would Damage Homeland Security
The Homeland Security Department will shut down Friday at midnight without congressional intervention, though many lawmakers think it is not that big of a deal.
Some in Congress have correctly noted about 86 percent of DHS employees still reported to work during the 2013 government shutdown. This has led some Republicans to speculate a DHS shutdown would “not be the end of the world.”
The agency itself, however, has a vastly different view.